Status Update: 10 December 2010, 04:00pm UTC/GMT +1
Due to the effect of a low pressure system in the Caribbean Sea interacting with Tropical Storm Tomas, strong and continuous rains fell across Panama, producing landslides and flooding in 5 provinc
Relief has been delivered to population affected by floods, heavy rains and landslides in the province of Panama.
Since 19 November, a high pressure system caused a heavy rain and floods. Rivers overflowed and floods caused landslides mainly affecting the provinces of Darien and Colon.
At least 186 people have been affected by heavy rains in Los Santos Province since late October.
According to Panamenian Civil Protection (SINAPROC), an earthquake measuring a magnitudo of 6.0 hit the country later at night damaging 8 houses and affecting 32 people.