|Here's the webcam LINK, which also has time lapse of the past 24 hours.|
SCROLL DOWN FOR THIS MONTH'S EVENTS SCHEDULE!
~Please visit our sponsors~
or at www.mvcisla.com
Sites we host:
9p EDIT--Both regions of Q Roo remain in the Orange status on the epidemiological light for Aug. 31-Sept.6. I'll add the graphic after it's published.
Today the municipality of Isla Mujeres reports five more cases for a total of 144, with 10 deaths and 84 recuperated.
For 8/26, the state geoportal reports 22 active cases by colonia as: La Gloria-11, Ampl la Gloria-3, Meteorologico-2, Downtown-1, Salina Chica-1, Salina Grande-1, Caridad del Cobre-1, Canotal-1, Colonia #6-1, and none on the mainland.
On the national map for 8/26, the municipality of Isla Mujeres isn't loading.
Tonight around 9pm, the update will be available for the color status on the epidemiological light for Aug. 31-Sept. 6.
Brief edition today...My laptop is having some problems. Be back later with the 9p update...unless it crashes and then it will be on the FB news group link above.
MaraVilla Caribe Bed & Beach
Four rentals with large glass doors overlooking our white
sand beach and
the beautiful Caribbean sea, with
kitchenettes & fast WIFI. In the upscale
neighborhood of Bachilleres,
convenient to downtown
the colonias, yet
separate. Quiet & Private.
|A large slider
opens from each of the 3 rooms onto the patio where each has a table
& chairs, hammock & clotheslines. The BBQ is behind the pole,
and the outdoor shower is out of the pic at left. |
Fine dining a few steps away at Da Luisa or try the neighborhood eateries a couple blocks farther. We provide a list of links & direction to over 20 eateries within ten minutes walk, including Mango Cafe, Mike's Pizza, Brisas, Rosa Sirena, Coco Jaguar, Manolitos, La Chatita, Green Verde, Kash Kechen Chuc, and the large department store-grocery Chedraui & the local craft brewery. Visit marinas, bars, & beach clubs that are minutes away by bike or on foot. Attend Yoga classes a couple villas away at Casa Ixchel. Fresh juice, produce & tortillas a few blocks away in the village, as well as a variety of other stores.```````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````
Full moon rising over the Caribbean
| Just after Sunset--August 3 at 7:47 |
August 4 8:29
August 5 9:07
August 6 9:42
August 7 10:16
August 8 11:22
Sunset 7:25-7:03pm (beginning vs end of month)
Painting by Pamela Haase at MVC
Swimming with the whale sharks takes place in August, which ends annually in mid-September. They congregate and feed on a 'buffet' of plankton and fish eggs from a type of tuna. Rays are also attracted to the feeding areas. Photo by Tony Garcia
>>Meteors!! The Perseids are currently active & one of the most popular showers. They will peak in the early mornings of the weekend of August 11,12 & 13, but the moon will be at or slightly past its last quarter phase and interfering. However, the Perseids are bright & you may see 3 or 4 dozen when they are peaking, if you're patient. They continue thru the 24th. The Alpha Capricornids are going on now (thru Aug. 15) with only a few meteors per hour, but they are known for producing bright fireballs when active. (They peaked Tuesday & moonlight will interfere with visibility.)
Monday, Aug. 17-170th Anniversary of Isla Mujeres
Sources for Weather Information:
LINK to Civil Protection Q Roo weather bulletin (Spanish)
LINK to Mexico National Weather Service (Spanish)
LINK to satellite images for the Mexico National Weather Service
LINK to GOES East Band 16 GIF (animation)
LINK to a private weather station on Isla Mujeres
LINK to NHC