Climate system set to turn out to be tropical despair

Weather system set to become tropical depression


Forecasters have projected that in the Atlantic basin a broad area of low pressure, which is associated with a tropical wave, will become a tropical depression in the coming days.

The National Hurricane Center in Miami, in its morning report Wednesday, upgraded its forecast for the area of low pressure, one of two weather systems churning in the Atlantic basin.

In a Facebook post Tuesday night, Hazard Management Cayman Islands said of the system: “Larger wave forms [are] posing [a] rain threat” to parts of the Eastern Caribbean in the coming days.

Beyond that, HMCI said Cayman forecasters are still in a “watch [and] wait mode”, adding that Cayman residents should “adjust to increased tropical weather rain and thunder as summer progresses”.

In its report today, the NHC advised interests in the Windward and Leeward Islands to closely monitor this system as it will likely be moving through that region on Friday.

The system has been given a 60%, or medium, chance of formation…