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Tropical Storm Erika Forms Overnight; Watches Issued For Eastern Caribbean

August 25, 2015     BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Caribbean residents who were breathing a sigh of relief when Tropical Storm Danny dissipated yesterday are now holding their breaths after Tropical Storm Erika formed overnight, prompting watches for Montserrat, Antigua and Barbuda, St. Kitts and Nevis, Anguilla, Saba, St. Eustatius and...

Another Tropical Depression Likely To Form Late Monday

August 24, 2015     BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – Tropical storm Danny has become a tropical depression as it moves through the Eastern Caribbean, but residents were keeping their eye on a weather system that was 1,250 miles east of the Lesser Antilles. The Miami-based National Hurricane Center (NHC) said...

Hurricane Danny Heads to the C’bean with Weak Future

August 20, 2015     BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – Hurricane Danny continues to churn towards the Eastern Caribbean, but while maintaining its strength forecasters say it could ultimately fall apart because conditions in the region are not favourable for development. Forecasters at the National Hurricane Centre in Miami say computer...

Millions Of Dollars, Massive Manpower Needed To Tackle Sargassum Seaweed

August 18, 2015     BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – It would take at least US$120 million and more than 100,000 people to clean up the Sargassum seaweed that has created “an international crisis” and “the greatest single threat” to the Caribbean, according to Vice Chancellor of the University of the West...