Panama is preparing itself for a long dry season. Due to El Niño phenomenon, rainfall was usually scarce last year and the dry season started in December. It’s like having two dry seasons back-to-back.
Even as we speak, the communities of the “Dry Belt” (Arco Seco), in the countryside, are taking desperate measures to survive the upcoming drought. Worst months are expected to be March, April and May…and even June.
Yesterday I took a shot of the weather outside our back yard. The temperature was sizzling hot. Yep, the crazy, lazy, hazy days of summer are here for the long haul. Hello Summer!