Warning issued for heavy rain and floods

| 01/10/2013

(CNS): The local weather centre has issued a severe weather warning for today, Tuesday 1 October, as charts indicate that a very active surface trough is currently moving across the Cayman area. Weather forecasters said that 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 and could bring floods.

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.
The centre said the next bulletin will be issued at 4pm Tuesday but for more information visit:
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  1. Anonymous says:

    Flooding was  included in the forecast from three days ago. They are looking at the same charts and models as the weather channel.

  2. michel says:

    Make sure your drains by you are cleared of dirt before hand.

  3. Anonymous says:

    Oh my so much time they give us! Thank God for the weather channel, they been warning us about this one for a week! There is nothing like a good warning, and that was nothing like it…if we only had that everyone would be having to prepare as it lands on our heads…