Tropical Storm Don Dissipates; Cruise Itineraries Altered

Aerial view of a bay in Grenada in the Caribbean
LIAT flight operations in Grenada are scheduled to resume 10 a.m. Wednesday. // Photo by Flavio Vallenari/iStock/Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

Tropical Storm Don dissipated into a tropical wave in the Caribbean Tuesday night.

According to AL.com, by 10 p.m. CDT Tuesday the remnants of the storm were about 55 miles west-southwest of Grenada, moving west at 25 mph. The storm had winds of 40 mph but no center of circulation. Tropical storm warnings and watches have been dropped in the Windward Islands, which the storm passed over Tuesday.

The storm prompted Carnival Cruise Line to modify the itineraries of Carnival Magic and Carnival Vista, a representative of the cruise line told Travel Agent.

Carnival Magic, which is currently on an eight-day cruise from Port Canaveral that departed July 15, will replace its July 19 call at Curacao with a sea day. On July 20, the ship will call at Amber Cove in the Dominican Republic instead of spending the day at sea, after which it will call at Grand Turk and spend another day at sea before returning to Port Canaveral as previously planned.

Carnival Vista is sailing an eight-day cruise from Miami. Instead of calling at Aruba and Curacao July 20, it will call at San Juan July 19 and St. Maarten July 20. After that it will spend two days at sea before returning to Miami, as planned.

The storm also prompted Carnival Fascination and Royal Caribbeans Adventure of the Seas to spend Wednesday and Thursday in Barbados.

The storm also prompted regional Caribbean airline LIAT to cancel a number of flights on Tuesday. In the latest update from the airline, LIAT reports that it has resumed operations at stations that were closed due to the passage of the storm. The office at St. Vincent has reopened and flights which are scheduled for today will operate as normal, while operations at Grenada are scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m.

LIAT is reminding passengers that check in starts two hours before scheduled departure and closes 45 minutes prior to departure. Passengers who have been affected by the storm will be allowed to rebook until July 30 with all change fees waived.

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