The National Civil Protection System (Sinaproc) of Panama issued this Wednesday a preventive green alert for most of the regions affected by the displacement of the first tropical wave over the nation.
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In this sense, the agency specified that the impact of the tropical wave with the other atmospheric systems in the region will generate abundant rainfall with the danger of flooding during the next 72 hours.
Thus, the state of preventive alert is directed mainly to the provinces of Bocas del Toro, Veraguas, Colón, Darién, Panamá, Panamá Oeste, Herrera, Los Santos and Chiriquí.
��Given the interaction of atmospheric systems over our region, a Preventive Green Alert is declared in Panamanian territory.⬇️ pic.twitter.com/39FdqrX8w4
— SINAPROC PANAMA (@Sinaproc_Panama)
May 18, 2022
Likewise, the Emberá Wounaan, Guna Yala and Ngäbe-Buglé regions are included under the alert issued before the passage of the tropical wave at 32 kilometers per hour.
On the other hand, the Forecast and Surveillance Center of the Electricity Transmission Company and the National Emergency Operations Center, indicated that monitoring of the country’s weather conditions is active, essentially in regions near the rivers.
It is worth specifying that the local authorities urged the population to stay informed of the variations in the weather, in addition to avoiding contact with electrical cables or poles.
Disclaimer: Via Telesur – Translated by RJ983
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