Two new climate techniques on the radar

Two new weather systems on the radar


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Forecasters are keeping track of two new weather systems in the Atlantic basin.

These two follow the development of Hurricanes Grace and Henri.

Grace left its mark on Cayman on 18 Aug., passing 20 miles to the south as a strong tropical storm before being attaining hurricane status 65 miles west of Grand Cayman.

The islands experienced high winds and heavy showers which uprooted many trees on Grand Cayman and left some communities under floodwaters.

The island lost power at the peak of the storm’s passage early Wednesday morning. By Monday morning, 36 Caribbean Utilities Company customers were still without power.

The US National Hurricane Center, in its latest advisory on storm activity in the Atlantic Basin, has said a tropical wave located over the eastern Caribbean Sea is expected to form a broad area of low pressure over the…