Climate system south of Cayman anticipated to convey rainfall

Weather system south of Cayman expected to bring rainfall

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Although the National Hurricane Center has given a broad area of low pressure south of Cayman a low probability of development, it is still likely to increase the chances of showers and thunder locally later this week.

National Weather Service meteorologist Shamal Clarke, responding to Cayman Compass queries about the system Tuesday morning, said the area of interest over the southwest Caribbean still has a low probability of development.

“It is forecast to slowly drift northwest and based on the latest information has only a 20% chance of developing. Regardless of development, on its projection, we will likely see an increase in cloudiness and chance of showers for Friday with conditions expected to begin improving by Saturday afternoon,” Clarke said.

He added that a tropical wave over the central Caribbean is also expected to move…