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Weather Forecast

After Dorian, could we be next?

The onslaught of disastrous storms to hit the region in the last few years aligns with the hypothesis of climate scientists that warming oceans are likely to fuel more destructive hurricanes.

Stronger, slower storms linked to climate change

While the link between climate change and hurricane intensity is not yet ‘settled science’, weather experts say there is evidence that the phenomenon will lead to stronger, slower storms in future.

Years in the making, church shelter nears completion

After years of fundraising, prayers and hard work, Bodden Town’s new church hall and hurricane shelter is expected to be completed next year.

Rainfall deficit persists, despite recent showers

A week of sporadic heavy showers brought 3.74 inches of rainfall across Grand Cayman and some parts of the Sister Islands.

Weather experts: Sahara dust diminishing cyclone activity

Movement of dry air and dust from the Sahara desert is keeping the Caribbean hurricane season at bay – for now.

Hurricane activity forecast to increase in coming months

Forecasters are predicting a more active end to what has been a relatively quiet Atlantic hurricane season.

Developing weather system of no concern for Cayman

A weather disturbance in the Eastern Atlantic is likely to develop into a tropical depression over the weekend as it heads towards the Caribbean. Forecasters say they do not believe it poses any threat to the Cayman Islands.

Tropical disturbance poses no threat to Cayman

A tropical wave moving over the Eastern Caribbean has a 10% chance of developing into a cyclone in the next five days, according to the US National Hurricane Center.

Pet-friendly hurricane shelters could save human lives

The first pet-friendly hurricane shelters will open their doors to Cayman Islands residents in the event of a storm this summer.

Cayman experiences dry year and a half

The Cayman Islands built up a rainfall deficit of 6.21 inches over an 18‑month period, according to data provided by the National Weather Service.

Wet weather prevails in early July in Cayman

The Cayman Islands had a wet week. Nearly two inches of rain fell over a seven-day period, according to the Cayman Islands National Weather Service.

Potential cyclone developing off southern US

An unusual storm system that is expected to develop off the coast of the southern United States will have little or no impact on the Cayman Islands, meteorologist Allen Ebanks said on Monday.
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