Tropical wave brings heavy rain to northern Caribbean

By Caribbean News Now contributor

MIAMI, USA — A tropical wave located over the north-central Caribbean Sea is producing a large area of cloudiness and thunderstorms extending from Hispaniola northeastward across the northeastern Caribbean Sea and adjacent Atlantic waters.

According to the National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami, this activity is forecast to spread westward to west-northwestward, but strong upper-level winds are expected to prevent any significant development of this system during the next several days.

Environmental conditions could become more conducive when the system reaches the eastern Gulf of Mexico early next week.

Regardless of development, this system could produce enhanced rainfall across portions of Hispaniola, The Bahamas and the Turks and…

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