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Rains flood 400 homes, divert planes


Posted 14/06/2021

The heavy rain that fell on Sunday night, June 13, caused flooding and damage to at least 400 homes  and the diversion of planes  at Tocumen International

The director of the National Civil Protection System (Sinaproc), Carlos Rumbo said the most affected sectors were Tocumen with 156 flooded homes followed by  Panama Viejo follows with 70 flooded houses.

Rumbo said that  Sunday's downpour coincided with the high tide on the Panamanian Pacific coast. "There was an overflow of rivers and streams in several places in Panama and Panama Oeste." He warned to be prepared for more of the same



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