Strengthening climate system might have an effect on Sister Islands Sunday

Strengthening weather system could affect Sister Islands Sunday

The Cayman Islands National Weather Service has said the Sister Islands could be impacted from Sunday and into next week by the weather system, currently named potential cyclone five, located east-southeast of the Windward Islands.

In its tropical outlook issued Wednesday afternoon, the NWS said currently models vary in terms of “both this system’s potential track and intensity” with some models having a potential strong hurricane near the Sister Islands by late night Sunday (4 July) to other models showing the storm making landfall across Hispaniola.

This satellite image shows the two weather systems currently active in the Atlantic. – Image: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

However, the NWS said given the wide variation its current projections “are a bit conservative and calls for an increase in heavy shower activity, fresh winds and rough seas impacting mainly the Sister Islands from Sunday through early next week”.

The US National Hurricane Center, in its…