The National Civil Protection System of Panama ( Sinaproc ) issued a watchdog warning for rains and storms until Saturday, September 18, due to the displacement of tropical wave # 37 of the season.
This tropical wave will be interacting with the Intertropical Convergence Zone and a low pressure system.
According to meteorological reports from ETESA's Hydrometeorology, the sky is expected to be partially cloudy, with cloudy episodes presenting rains with downpours and electrical activities.
Sinaproc explained that these are typical rains of the season and recommended that the population follow the rules of the authorities and rescuers in general:
- To be pending in the updates of the notices and meteorological bulletins that the Direction of Hydrometeorology emits of the states of the weather.
- Avoid carrying out any activity outdoors, in the presence of electrical activity.
- Take precautionary measures and reminds them that under bad weather conditions there may be flooding of tributaries or streams, gusts of winds, frequent or occasional electrical activity.
According to the Directorate of Hydrometeorology of the Electric Transmission Company (Etesa), SA, the consecutive passage of tropical waves is expected, which will be interacting with the low pressure systems in this region.