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High Wave Alert along the Caribbean coast

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With apologies for the late posting here, but when you have no electric service, then you gotta go with the flow.



Panama high waves alert

Posted on January 8, 2017 in Panama

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A TWO DAY  HIGH WAVES alert has been issued for Panama with heights  of up to four meters on the Caribbean coast

Two and three meter waves will be recorded on the coast of Colon, and Bocas del Toro, according to a report from  The Director of Hydrometeorology of the Electric Transmission Company, S.A.,(Etesa)

The alert governs Sunday January 8 and Monday Jan.9.


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Infant and toddler drowned by high waves

Posted on January 9, 2017 in Panama

Survivors at the hospital
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ONLY A FEW hours after a high waves warning was issued for most of the Panama coastline  A three-month-old infant and a three-year-old girl were drowned on Sunday Jan 8.

The boat in which they traveling with five other minors and eight  adults was hit by a wave as  they sailed from Playa Estrella on Isla Colón to Almirante in Bocas del Toro,

The bodies  and other passengers were taken to the Almirante Hospital .

The Civil Defense Authority, Sinaproc, had issued warnings of waves up to four meters high.


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