Monday, Apr 19, 2021

Se captan fuertes lluvias y tormentas moviéndose en la región capitalina

Etesa issues a warning for heavy rains, storms and possible floods in the capital region

The meteorologist Emanuel Velásquez from the Department of Hydrometeorology of Etesa in the Bulletin issued this morning warned about the generation of rains and storms that will possibly lead to floods, especially in the capital region.
Wind flows so that in the morning and afternoon rains and storms of moderate to strong intensity are generated accompanied by gusts of wind over the eastern region of the country and even part of the central sector. Warning of floods, detachment of objects and mudslides. Other storms and rains will continue over the other provinces of the Panamanian Caribbean. Partly cloudy skies to cover with gradual worsening of the weather, during the day, generating new rains and storms for the rest of the country, indicates the forecast of Velásquez in the Etesa Bulletin at 6:30 am.

The maximum temperatures of the day are expected to range from: 27°C to 30°C. In the Cordillera Central sector they will be: 20°C to 25°C.

Winds will occur in the north during the morning and convergent from north and south (Caribbean and Pacific), in the afternoon over the country with speeds between: 8 to 20 km/h.

Normal maritime conditions are forecast over the Panamanian Pacific with waves from 0.4 to 1.4 meters and periods of 6-10 seconds. And a warning is issued for the Panamanian Caribbean for waves from 0.8 to 1.7 meters. and periods from 6-8 seconds.

UV-B radiation indices: Abundant cloud coverage, generating a natural blockage in the incidence of UV-B radiation. UV-B indices from: Moderate to High (# 4 to # 7).

It is recommended to follow the indications of the National Civil Protection System (Sinaproc).

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