Another drowning in Punta Barco

Thursday morning a man who had been reported missing in Punta Barco, San Carlos, was found lifeless near the river mouth at Tetas beach.

The man was reported missing on Wednesday November 18th 2020 and the National Civil Protection Systam (Sinaproc) began a search then. 

This is the second person to drown in Punta Barco in less than a week. 

Sinaproc posted this information to their twitter account yesterday at 8:46 a.m. with the photo above when the found the body. 

Over the past week Panama has been receiving storm systems from hurricane Iota, the strongest Atlantic hurricane of the year and only the second November hurricane to reach category five - the last was in 1932.