Sinaproc issues maximum tide prevention notice until September 12
The Sinaproc explains that the maximum tides will be reaching heights of approximately 17.3 feet (5.27 meters).
A warning of prevention for maximum tides in the Panamanian Pacific was issued by the National Civil Protection System (Sinaproc).
The entity details that this surveillance and monitoring notice will be in effect from Tuesday, September 7 until next September 12.
The maximum tides will be reaching heights of approximately 17.3 feet, that is, 5.27 meters.
Sinaproc adds that if the heavy rains coincide with the maximum tides, floods could be registered, mainly in the coastal areas of the country.
Faced with this prevention notice, the National Emergency Operations Center (COEN) points out the following recommendations:
- Avoid doing activities on the Pacific coast.
- Artisanal fishermen must use navigation equipment and personal flotation devices, such as life jackets.
In the event of a flood, keep calm and call emergency entities through the numbers: 520-4429, * 335 or 9-1-1.