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Preliminary Event Briefing - Earthquake - Cayman Islands - October 16 2021 Preliminary Event Briefing - Earthquake - Cayman Islands - October 16 2021

A magnitude 5.3 earthquake occurred at 18:27:29 UTC on 16 October 2021, 75.0 km (46.6 mi) SSW of George Town, Cayman Islands; 80.9 km (50.3 mi) SSW of West Bay, Cayman Islands and 81.1 km (50.4 mi) SW of Bodden Town, Cayman Islands. Initial estimates from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) located the epicentre of the event at 18.701°N, 81.727°W, and at a depth of 10.0 km.

Final Event Briefing - Earthquake - Antigua and Barbuda - September 20 2021 Final Event Briefing - Earthquake - Antigua and Barbuda - September 20 2021

A magnitude 5.0 earthquake occurred at 00:43:19 UTC on 10 September 2021, 53.7 km (33.4 mi) NE of Anse-Bertrand, Guadeloupe; 69.7 km (43.3 mi) NNE of Sainte-Anne, Guadeloupe and 71.5 km (44.4 mi) ESE of Falmouth, on the island of Antigua in Antigua and Barbuda.
Estimates from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) located the epicentre of the eventat 16.811°N, 61.149°W, and at a depth of 45.1 km.

Preliminary Event Briefing - Earthquake - Antigua and Barbuda - September 11 2021 Preliminary Event Briefing - Earthquake - Antigua and Barbuda - September 11 2021

A magnitude 5.0 earthquake occurred at 00:43:19 UTC on 10 September 2021, 53.7 km (33.4 mi) NE of Anse-Bertrand, Guadeloupe; 69.7 km (43.3 mi) NNE of Sainte-Anne, Guadeloupe and 71.5 km (44.4 mi) ESE of Falmouth, on the island of Antigua in Antigua and Barbuda. Initial estimates from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) located the epicentre of the event at 16.811°N, 61.149°W, and at a depth of 45.1 km

Event Briefing - Covered Area Rainfall Event - Excess Rainfall - Jamaica - September 6 2021 Event Briefing - Covered Area Rainfall Event - Excess Rainfall - Jamaica - September 6 2021

Jamaica was affected by a tropical wave and Tropical Cyclone Ida resulting in adverse weather conditions that occurred in the period between 26 August and 28 August, 2021. During this period, Jamaica was affected by moderate to heavy rainfall.
This event briefing describes the impact of rainfall on Jamaica, which was associated with a Covered Area Rainfall Event (CARE), starting on 26 August and ending on 29 August, 2021.

Event Briefing - Covered Area Rainfall Event - Excess Rainfall - Jamaica - August 27 2021 Event Briefing - Covered Area Rainfall Event - Excess Rainfall - Jamaica - August 27 2021

Jamaica was affected by Tropical Cyclone Grace, which caused adverse weather conditions that occurred between 17 August and 18 August, 2021. During this period, Jamaica was affected by heavy rainfall.
This event briefing describes the impact of rainfall on Jamaica, which was associated with a Covered Area Rainfall Event (CARE), starting on 17 August and ending on 19 August 2021.

Preliminary Event Briefing - Earthquake - Haiti - August 14 2021 Preliminary Event Briefing - Earthquake - Haiti - August 14 2021

A magnitude 7.2 earthquake occurred at 12:29:08 (UTC) on 14 August 2021, 6.4 km (3.9 mi) ENE of L’Asile, Haiti; 12.3 km (7.7 mi) SSW of Saint-Louis-du-Sud, Haiti and 11.9 km (7.4 mi) SE of Aquin, Haiti. Initial estimates from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) located the epicentre of the event at 18.352°N, 73.480°W, and at a depth of 10.0 km

Preliminary Event Briefing - TC Ida - Wind and Storm Surge - Cayman Islands - August 29 2021 Preliminary Event Briefing - TC Ida - Wind and Storm Surge - Cayman Islands - August 29 2021

Tropical Cyclone Ida was the ninth named storm of the 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season. On 26 August it developed as a tropical storm while it was over the central Caribbean Sea, east of Jamaica. On 27 August, Tropical Storm Ida moved through the Cayman Islands, passing approximately 30 mi (50km) from Grand Cayman. Tropical-storm-force winds occurred across this country. In the following days, Ida rapidly strengthened while traversing the Gulf of Mexico, becoming a major hurricane.

Preliminary Event Briefing - TC Grace - Wind and Storm Surge - Jamaica and the Cayman Islands - August 20 2021 Preliminary Event Briefing - TC Grace - Wind and Storm Surge - Jamaica and the Cayman Islands - August 20 2021

Tropical Cyclone (TC) Grace was the seventh tropical cyclone in the 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season. Reported on 13 August as Potential Tropical Cyclone Seven, it was soon upgraded to Tropical Depression Seven and consequently, to Tropical Storm Grace, which was first identified as a small tropical storm. On 14 August at 1500 UTC, it became stronger and resulted in stormy weather with heavy rainfall across the Lesser Antilles. On 15 August the NHC reported that Tropical Storm Grace became a tropical depression again.

Final Event Briefing - TC Grace - Wind and Storm Surge - Jamaica and the Cayman Islands - August 29 2021 Final Event Briefing - TC Grace - Wind and Storm Surge - Jamaica and the Cayman Islands - August 29 2021

On 15 August the NHC reported that Tropical Storm Grace became a tropical depression again. On 16 August, at 1200 UTC the Government of Jamaica issued a Tropical Storm Watch for Jamaica and at 1500 UTC the same day the Government of the Cayman Islands issued a Tropical Storm Warning for the Cayman Islands. Over 17 and 18 August, Tropical Depression Grace gradually strengthened becoming a tropical storm again as it approached Jamaica and the Cayman Islands, which resulted in heavy rains and gusty winds in both countries.

Event Briefing - Covered Area Rainfall Event - Excess Rainfall - Trinidad and Tobago - August 28 2021 Event Briefing - Covered Area Rainfall Event - Excess Rainfall - Trinidad and Tobago - August 28 2021

Trinidad was under the influence of two tropical waves and the presence of the Inter Tropical Convergence Zone resulting in adverse weather conditions that occurred primarily between August 17 and August 20, 2021. During this period, Trinidad was affected by periods of intense rainfall and thunderstorm activity.