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Low Pressure off Central America
Residents should ensure that their disaster kit and disaster plans are up to date and ready 21st October 2011, 5:46pm
Looking back at the 2010 Hurricane Season
November 30 marked the final day of 2010 Atlantic hurricane season. While there were some close calls, the Cayman Islands was fortunate to suffer no significant impacts. 3rd December 2010, 3:02pm
Earthquake
A small number of residents reported feeling the earthquake which occurred early on Friday morning. 26th November 2010, 2:59pm
Earthquake
A small number of residents reported feeling the earthquake which occurred early on Friday morning 26th November 2010, 9:27am
Special Bulletin Hurricane Tomas
Tomas is moving away from the Cayman Islands 5th November 2010, 11:13am
Hurricane Tomas
This cyclone is moving away from the Cayman Islands 5th November 2010, 7:36am
Tropical Storm Tomas
Continue to monitor the progress of this storm 4th November 2010, 5:02pm
Tropical Storm Tomas Bulletin
The current forecast track moves Tomas in a northerly direction with a northeastward turn expected tonight. 4th November 2010, 11:14am
Tropical Depression Tomas Update
Continue to monitor the movement of this storm 4th November 2010, 7:37am
Tropical Depression Tomas
Continue to monitor the progress of this tropical depression 3rd November 2010, 10:52am
Tropical Depression Tomas
Continue to monitor this system 3rd November 2010, 7:16am
Trop. Storm Tomas
This cyclone is expected to strengthen  2nd November 2010, 4:23pm
TS Tomas Moving to the West
Expected to strengthen 2nd November 2010, 10:23am
Tropical Storm Tomas
Monitor the progress of this storm 2nd November 2010, 9:15am
Tropical Storm Tomas Update
Maintain an elevated stated of vigilance and closely follow the progress of this storm 1st November 2010, 4:37pm
Tropical Storm Tomas
Maximum sustained winds are near 45 mph 1st November 2010, 10:37am
Tropical Storm Tomas
Closely monitor the progress of this storm 1st November 2010, 7:32am
Hurricane Tomas Update
Closely monitor the progress of this storm 31st October 2010, 6:36pm
Hurricane Tomas Advisory
Continue the monitor this cyclone as it tracks across the Caribbean Sea 31st October 2010, 11:45am
Hurricane Tomas Update
Maintain a high state of readiness 31st October 2010, 8:56am
Hurricane Tomas
Closely monitor the progress of this cyclone 30th October 2010, 10:02pm
TS Richard Moves West - Away From Cayman Islands
A decrease in cloudiness expected for the Cayman area 23rd October 2010, 11:04am
Special Bulletin - Tropical Storm Richard - 23rd October 2010, 4:00 a.m.
The Cayman area can expect continued cloudy skies with widely scattered showers today. Some showers will be locally heavy. Additionally moderate to fresh east-southeast winds and rough seas are expected today. Swells are expected to affect the south and east coast of the Cayman Islands today. 23rd October 2010, 8:39am
Tropical Storm Update
Richard is currently moving to the west 22nd October 2010, 4:32pm
Tropical Storm Richard 10 a.m Advisory
Continue to monitor the progress of this storm 22nd October 2010, 10:08am
Special Bulletin Tropical Storm Richard
This system poses no immediate threat to the Cayman Islands; however, all interest within the Cayman Islands should continue to monitor the progress of this storm. 22nd October 2010, 8:56am
Tropical Storm Richard 10 p.m Advisory
Continue to closely monitor the progress of this storm 21st October 2010, 10:16pm
Tropical Storm Richard 4 p.m.
The storm is currently moving slowly to the south-southeast. Residents should closely monitor the situation. 21st October 2010, 4:36pm
Tropical Storm Richard
Residents should remain alert and closely monitor the progress of this system 21st October 2010, 10:12am
Tropical Depression 19
Residents should closely monitor the progress of this system 21st October 2010, 7:06am
Tropical Depression Forms South of Grand Cayman
At 10 p.m. the National Hurricane Center in Miami Florida has TD19 near 17.5 N 81.1 W or about 125 miles south of Grand Cayman. 20th October 2010, 11:12pm
Invest 99 Update
Flooding of low lying areas is expected 20th October 2010, 10:12am
Special Bulletin Broad area of low Pressure
Weather charts indicate that the broad area of low pressure covering the northwest Caribbean is becoming better organized. In response, the National Hurricane Center in Miami Florida has increased the possibility of a tropical depression forming over the northwest Caribbean.  20th October 2010, 8:59am
Invest 99 Bulletin
Continues to show signs of organization 20th October 2010, 8:24am
Invest 99
Area of low pressure becoming better organized 19th October 2010, 4:46pm
Marine Warning Discontinued
CINWS discontinues marine advisory 13th October 2010, 4:43pm
Hurricane Paula Marine Warning
Small vessels should excercise caution 13th October 2010, 11:07am
Paula Generating Swells Prompting Marine Warning
CINWS is monitoring the progress of this hurricane 13th October 2010, 9:13am
Hurricane Paula Making Waves in Cayman
Swells affect the south and west coasts 12th October 2010, 4:33pm
Marine Warning Large swells affecting
The National Hurricane Center in Florida is issuing bulletins on Hurricane Paula. 12th October 2010, 2:46pm
Hurricane Paula Moving NNW
This cyclone is not an imminent threat to the Cayman Islands 12th October 2010, 10:18am
Hurricane Paula
This cyclone is not an immediate threat to the Cayman Islands 12th October 2010, 8:52am
Tropical Storm Paula Moving North West
The storm is strengthening but poses no immediate threat to the Cayman Islands 11th October 2010, 11:07pm
Tropical Storm Paula
Residents should monitor the local media for further advisories. 11th October 2010, 4:01pm
Tropical Storm Warning for the Cayman Islands Discontinued
The National Hurricane Center has issued its last advisory on TS Nicole. 29th September 2010, 4:05pm
TROPICAL STORM WARNING FOR THE CAYMAN ISLANDS DISCONTINUED
All Clear is declared 29th September 2010, 3:01pm
Tropical Storm Nicole Flooding Assessment
Localised flooding reports 29th September 2010, 2:29pm
TS Nicole
Storm Warning Remains in Effect 29th September 2010, 11:12am
Tropical Depression 16 over Cuba
Stormy conditions persist  29th September 2010, 8:47am
Public Schools Closed
In the interest of safety, government schools will be closed today - Wednesday 29 September 2010. 29th September 2010, 8:35am
Tropical Depression Sixteen
Stormy Conditions Persist 29th September 2010, 8:05am
Civil Servants Report to Work
All Civil Servants report to work tomorrow and public schools open. 28th September 2010, 11:59pm
Tropical Depression 16
The Cayman Islands will continue to experience overcast skies with periods of heavy showers. 28th September 2010, 4:32pm
Flood Water
Exercise caution on roads. 28th September 2010, 2:10pm
Gov't Closures for TD16
UCCI, Museum, Census training affected by the weather. 28th September 2010, 1:46pm
Schools Close, Some CIG Employees Leave Work
Tropical Depression #16 will cause disruptions this afternoon to government services.  28th September 2010, 1:32pm
Tropical Storm Warning
The Cayman area can expect overcast rainy weather with periods of heavy torrential rainfall 28th September 2010, 10:28am
Special Bulletin TS Matthew
THIS STORM POSES NO IMMEDIATE THREAT TO THE CAYMAN ISLANDS.  24th September 2010, 4:14pm
Special Bulletin Tropical Storm Matthew
Storm Moving West at 20 mph 24th September 2010, 10:37am
Special Bulletin Matthew
Tropical Storm Matthew poses no immediate threat to the Cayman Islands 24th September 2010, 9:12am
Special Bulletin Tropical Storm Matthew
Some further Strengthening Expected 23rd September 2010, 4:25pm
Special Bulletin TD 15
Some strengthening is expected  23rd September 2010, 2:03pm
Tropical Storm Karl
The National Hurricane Center in Miami Florida is issuing advisories on Tropical Storm Karl. Karl is moving away from the Cayman Islands. 14th September 2010, 4:53pm
Flooding Expected in Low Lying Areas
An area of extensive cloudiness with widely scattered thundershowers associated with a surface trough/low pressure system over Jamaica will move into the Cayman area on the evening of Monday, 13th September 13th September 2010, 12:07pm
Hurricane Ivan Remembered
Six years After impact Cayman has largely recovered and is better prepared. 9th September 2010, 2:57pm
Statistical Peak Period for Tropical Cyclones
Residents should be alert and prepared for approaching threats. 9th September 2010, 2:48pm
Statistical Peak Period for Tropical Cyclones
Residents should be alert and prepared for approaching threats 9th September 2010, 10:46am
Brac Disaster Preparedness
Hazard Management Cayman Islands and the National Weather Service take the preparedness message to the Brac 10th August 2010, 5:04pm
Brac Disaster Preparedness
Hazard Management Cayman Islands and the National Weather Service take the preparedness message to the Brac. 10th August 2010, 2:46pm
There are no Atlantic tropical cyclone threats for the Cayman Islands at the present time.
Residents are urged to maintain a high state of readiness.
Know your nearest Shelter & EMC Locations.
Know the 2010 Hurricane Names.
Hurricane season is approaching and it is time for residents to make preparations. 3rd August 2010, 3:39pm
There are no Atlantic tropical cyclone threats for the Cayman Islands at the present time.
residents are urged to maintain a high state of readiness. 3rd August 2010, 3:39pm
Tropical Wave Forms in the Northwest Caribbean
Cayman area experiences squally conditions and rough seas
Know your nearest Shelter & EMC Locations.
Know the 2010 Hurricane Names.
Hurricane season is approaching and it is time for residents to make preparations. 4th July 2010, 8:58pm
Overseas Territories Disaster Management Seminar
Overseas Territories Directorate (OTD) held its Caribbean hurricane season preparedness seminar for all of the Caribbean Overseas Territories in Miami on 10 and 11 June. The seminar was co-funded by DFID. 18th June 2010, 1:42pm
HMCI Director Urges Preparedness for 2010 Hurricane Season
Above average hurricane activity is expected. 1st June 2010, 2:43pm
HMCI Director Urges Preparedness for 2010 Hurricane Season
Above average hurricane activity is expected. 1st June 2010, 2:39pm
New Signs for Emergency Shelters
Directional Signs Point the Way to the Shelters 21.st May 2010, 2:23pm 21st May 2010, 2:18pm
Shelter Management Training
Community Volunteers Train to Assist at the Emergency Shelters. 21st May 2010, 2:14pm
Get Prepared for the Hurricane Season
Know your nearest Shelter & EMC Locations. Know the 2010 Hurricane Names. Hurricane season is approaching and it is time for residents to make preparations. 20th May 2010, 1:35pm
Get Prepared for the Hurricane Season
Know your nearest Shelter & EMC Locations.
Know the 2010 Hurricane Names.
Hurricane season is approaching and it is time for residents to make preparations. 20th May 2010, 12:58pm
Unusual Weather Event in Little Cayman
Lighthouse Point Condominiums sustain roof damage in freak weather event. 19th April 2010, 1:32pm
More Tremors South of Cayman
Two more Light earthquakes on Saturday night. 18th April 2010, 1:29pm
More Tremors South of Cayman
Two more Light earthquakes on Saturday night 18th April 2010, 10:38am
Hurricane Season 2010 - The Local Picture
April hurricane forecast issued by Klotzbach and Gray of Colorado State University 8th April 2010, 1:26pm
Two Small Tremors
HMCI can confirm that two small tremors have been detected on the local seismographs over the Easter vacation period. 5th April 2010, 1:08pm
4.6 Magnitude Tremor
Small tremor south of George Town. 1st March 2010, 1:17pm
Tremor
HMCI can confirm that a small tremor was detected on the local seismographs at 11.05 am on March 1, 2010. 1st March 2010, 1:14pm
Tremor Felt
A small tremor was recorded in Grand Cayman causing some residents to temporarily evacuate buildings. 1st March 2010, 11:35am 1st March 2010, 12:56pm
4.6 Magnitude Tremor
Small tremor south of George Town 1st March 2010, 12:37pm
Small Tremor
Magnitude 4.6, 27 miles south of George Town 1st March 2010, 12:31pm
Tremor Felt
A small tremor was recorded in Grand Cayman causing some residents to temporarily evacuate buildings 1st March 2010, 11:35am
Small Tremor Felt in Cayman
3.7 Magnitude Event Occurs in the Early Morning Hours 12th February 2010, 5:10pm 12th February 2010, 12:53pm
Earthquake Update
Earthquake strength increased by USGS to a 5.9 magnitude event. 20th January 2010, 12:51pm
The Triangle of Life
Theory proposed by an individual named Doug Copp. 19th January 2010, 12:49pm
Earthquake
At 9.23 am local time on Tuesday January 19, 2010 an earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale occurred 32 miles south of Bodden Town, Grand Cayman. 19th January 2010, 12:46pm
No Tsunami Watch for Cayman
After a 7.1 earthquake in Haiti, a tsunami watch was issued for Haiti, Cuba, the Bahamas and the Dominican Republic. 12th January 2010, 12:41pm