• Programming note

    Watch LIVE coverage of the Commonwealth Games on Island 24. Some 26 athletes will be representing Cayman in athletics, boxing, cycling, swimming, shooting, squash, and gymnastics to the Commonwealth Games, which is from 23 July to 3 August in Glasgow, Scotland.

Doppler goes live

It’s Cayman’s first line of defence against hurricanes, and during the early hours of Friday (17 May), the Doppler Weather System went online. Built in East End at a cost of more $4m, with cash provided by the European Union, the radar will give early warning of the strength and size as hurricanes approach.

Although officially opened back in April, the weather centre, named after former government chief officer Kerney Gomez, only went live at one 1 a.m. Friday (17 May).

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