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Police issue Irma water warning

Thinking of going in the water this weekend? Think again. Police have issued a warning to anyone planning ocean related activities such as boating, surfing, kite-surfing, snorkeling, diving or swimming.  Rough seas and strong currents are expected, and any activity on the water carries great risk. They are particularly concerned about …

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Hurricane half-time report: Peak season soon come

  Cayman’s hurricane season has reached half time trouble free – but weather experts warn it’s the latter stages we need to watch out for.  People don’t need to be reminded it was in September when Hurricane Ivan struck – and according to the Director General of the National Weather Service, John Tibbetts, …

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Hurricane and tropical storm alerts, signals and flags

Understanding tropical and hurricane storm signal flags are key during hurricane season. Warning flags are flown from a selection of locations across Cayman, including Owen Roberts International Airport, fire stations and police stations, the National Museum of the Cayman Islands, and the Courts Office. Note, that hurricane signal flags are …

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Hurricane Ivan was officially the scariest storm

By Ron Shillingford [email protected] Frank Bruno, the former world heavyweight boxing champ encountered the fearsome Mike Tyson twice in the ring, getting battered both times. Scary and extremely painful experiences, but the most frightened Bruno admits ever being was when he was holed up in Jamaica during Hurricane Gilbert’s passing …

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Heavy showers cause island-wide flooding

Flooding rains started to impact the Cayman Islands Wednesday, 3 June as a surface trough over the western Caribbean interacted with an upper level trough over the Gulf of Mexico. By 3:30pm on Wednesday, rainfall accumulations in excess of 8 inches were recorded in a 24 hour period in George …

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