Residents are being encouraged by the Government to be extra cautious amid periodic heavy rains and winds that the Cayman Islands are experiencing.
The Cayman Islands National Weather Service has advised that the inclement weather is expected to persist through the weekend with forecasts for slightly improved weather Wednesday and Thursday and heavier rains on Friday through Monday.
In commenting on the situation, Acting Deputy Governor Gloria McField-Nixon has said that there are no concerns at present that it is a developing system. “This weather as it persists through the weekend will continue to cause localised flooding including in low-lying areas and some roadways. The National Roads Authority are working through the night to respond to problems as they are reported.”
She further emphasised, “The public is requested to be cautious as you move around the roads. We also encourage everyone to stay tuned to official news sources including the National Weather Service and Hazard Management Cayman Islands”.