The storm approached the Cayman Islands in the early hours of Wednesday, August 18, after passing over Haiti and Jamaica.
This footage shows the storm battering Grand Cayman with heavy winds and pouring rain.
Hurricane conditions, heavy rainfall, and a “dangerous” storm surge were expected across the Cayman Islands, the NHC said. The agency warned of possible mudslides in the Veracruz State in Mexico. Credit: Kelsey Rae-Smith via Storyful