Cayman Islands to be positioned below Tropical Storm Warning

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The Cayman Islands will be placed under a Tropical Storm warning, a Hazard Management statement on Monday said.

A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm force winds are expected to impact the Cayman Islands within 36 Hours.

HMCI, in a statement on its Facebook page Monday morning, said, the decision to issue the warning was taken following a meeting of the Chair of the National Hazard Management Council acting Deputy Governor Gloria McField-Nixon, the Director of Hazard Management Cayman Islands and the Director General of the Cayman Islands National Weather Service.

“Intensification is forecast, and the Cayman Islands National Weather Service is calling for the Cayman Islands to be impacted by storm force winds of 40 to 50 miles per hour and rainfall totals of up to 6 inches in parts of the Cayman Islands, especially the…