Thunderstorms are forecast for the entire country on Friday, June 8, due to a tropical wave located over the Caribbean. The storms are forecast to hit the Caribbean area in the morning and the Pacific region in the evening (local time). Similar weather is expected on Saturday and Sunday (June 9-10).
Flooding, landslides, power outages, and associated transportation disruptions are possible.
Such weather is common during Panama’s long rainy season, which extends from March until December.
Individuals in Panama are advised to follow local weather forecasts and adhere to any advice or instructions issued by the local authorities.