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Published 1st October 2013, 1:14pm

10 a.m. Tuesday 01st, October 2013

Weather charts indicate that a very active surface trough is currently moving across the Cayman area.

Satellite pictures show an extensive area of cloudiness extending east from the Cayman Islands with the heaviest showers southeast of the Cayman area.

The Cayman Islands weather radar confirms the presence of scattered showers and thundershowers, some of which are very heavy southeast of the Cayman area and moving northwest.

The Cayman area can expect cloudy and showery conditions with periods of heavy thunderstorms and squally conditions. Weather models indicate that the Cayman area could receive 2-2.5 inches over the next 24 hrs leading to the flooding of low lying areas. Residents are urged to exercise caution and take all necessary precautions.

Additionally moderate to fresh southeast winds and rough seas are expected over the next 24 hours. Small craft should exercise caution over open waters.