SOTT – Sign Of The Times
By Richard Davies
Sun, 25 Jul 2021 15:48 UTC
Disaster authorities in Panama reported severe damaged after floods and heavy rain in Bocas del Toro province.
The country’s National Civil Protection System (SINAPROC) said flooding had affected 27,175 people across 27 sectors in the province . Five landslides were also reported.
Flooding struck after heavy rain from 22 July. Several rivers including the Sixaola River and its tributaries broke their banks. Over 20 people had to be rescued from flood water.