The Cayman Islands National Weather Service has advised that the Sahara dust plume now stretching across the Caribbean will move across the Cayman Islands over the next 24 hours.
The Public Health Department is advising the public that over the next 24 hours these conditions could increase symptoms in persons with asthma, and other respiratory illnesses due to the elevated dust and particulate matter concentrations. Those persons are advised to stay inside as much as possible or to wear masks if they must go outside.
For additional weather information please visit www.weather.gov.ky.
For any health concerns please call your doctor or Public Health at 244.2648.