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Mexico to evacuate in Yucatan

The Mexican state of Yucatan is preaparing to evacuate because of Hurricane Dean, which could affect the area early on Monday morning. Read More

Strong rains, floods in East Cuba

We had surges, flooding and serious cloud cover, with some rains mainly in the south west and center coast in the afternoon. Read More

Powerful Hurricane Dean menaces Jamaica

Jamaican soldiers and police patrolled the capital Kingston to prevent looting while the government declared a 48-hour curfew in industrial areas and bussed people to evacuation centers. Mudslides were reported north of Kingston and in the northeast parish of St. Mary. Read More

From Jamaica. On hurricane watch

Jamaica would suffer a devastating blow from Hurricane Dean. Whichever path it takes today, whether a direct hit on the island as forecast by meteorologists, or veering slightly to the north or south, the country is still likely to suffer significant damage to its physical infrastructure. Read More

Bulletin Hurricane Dean intermediate advisory number 25a , Outer bands of Dean about to reach Jamaica.

At 800 am edt 1200z the center of hurricane Dean was located near latitude 16.8 north, longitude 74.3 west or about 180 miles- 295 km east-southeast of Kingston Jamaica. Dean is moving toward the west-northwest near 18 mph-30 km/hr and this general motion is expected to continue for the next 24 hours. On this track the core of the hurricane will be very near Jamaica later today. Read More

Eastern Cuba reservoirs under close watchfulness

Due to the hurricane probable path and intensification in the Eastern Caribbean Sea, the Hydraulic Resources Institute in that territory ordered the fulfilment of measures in case of natural disasters. Read More

Dean intermediate advisory number 23a, Center of Dean passing south of the Dominican Republic.

At 8:00 p.m. the eye of hurricane Dean was located near latitude 16.0 north longitude 71.0 west or about 405 miles-650 km east-southeast of Kingston Jamaica and about 165 miles-265 km south-southwest of Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. Read More

Bulletin Hurricane Dean intermediate advisory number 21a, core of Hurricane Dean passes well south of Puerto Rico

At 800 am ast...1200z...the center of hurricane Dean was located near latitude 15.4 north longitude 67.9 west or about 615 miles-990 km east-southeast of Kingston Jamaica and about 250 miles-400 km south-southeast of Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. Read More

Bulletin Hurricane Dean advisory number 19, Dangerous Hurricane Dean racing westward across the Caribbean

At 500 pm ast 2100 utc the government of Cuba has issued a tropical storm watch from the province of Camaguey eastward to the province of Guantanamo. A tropical storm watch means that tropical storm conditions are possible within the watch area generally within 36 hours. Read More

Bulletin Hurricane Dean Advisory number 17, Dean moving away from Lesser Antilles and strengthening

The 1100 am position is 14.6 N and 62.6 W. Movement toward west near 21 mph. Maximum sustained winds 105 mph. Minimum central pressure 964 mb. Read More

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