Warning of prevention due to increased winds until January 19

SINAPROC advises to take precautions in some road regions for possible falling trees and falling objects.

Panama- The National Civil Protection System (SINAPROC) communicates to the citizenship that maintains a prevention notice for intensification of the high pressure systems, who could increase the winds over Central America and the Caribe.

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The areas under notice until the Wednesday, January 19 son: Chinquí, Bocas del Toro, Veraguas, Comarca Ngäbe-Buglé, Corle, Herrera, Colón, Los Santos, Ccmarca Guna Yala, Panamá, Panama Oeste, Darien, Emberá Wounaan region and the maritime sectors of the Caribbean and Panamanian Pacific.

The Directorate of Hydrometeorology from Empresa de Transmission Eléctrica SA, (ETESA) indicates that Sustained winds will vary between 20 km / h to SW km / h y pperiods with gusts from 30 km / h to 80 km / h. However, in mountainous areas these values ​​could be equals o sare superior.

SINAPROC warns to have precautions in some road regions by possible tree fallss y object detachmentss.

Prevention measures:

At home, secure doors and windows.
• Remove flowerpots or any object that could fall or cause accidents.
• Check boat moorings.
On the street or in the field, stay away from walls and trees that could fall off.

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