All clear issued for Sister Islands

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The all clear has been given for all of the Cayman Islands, according to Government Information Services.

Cayman Brac and Little Cayman — which experienced strong wind, heavy rain and significant power outages over the last 12 hours, according to GIS — were issued the all clear at 11am Friday.

Flood and marine warnings remain in effect for the Cayman Islands. The National Weather Service has noted that there is the potential for up to 10 inches of rainfall between Thursday and Saturday, according to GIS. The forecast also points to wave heights of up to 10 feet.

“We are thankful that the Cayman Brac and Little Cayman will soon be able to put Tropical Storm Ida behind them,” Deputy Governor Franz Manderson is quoted as saying in a GIS press release. “We will continue to closely monitor their situation over the next few hours…