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Landslides block roads, cause losses at farms in Tilarán
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Costa Rica
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Landslides block roads, cause losses at farms in Tilarán

L. Arias - May 26, 2017

The heavy rains affecting various regions of Costa Rica since Wednesday have resulted in landslides in the province of Guanacaste. Debris from the landslides blocked roads and caused…

Low rainfall in Central Valley, northern regions; La Niña still a no-show
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Low rainfall in Central Valley, northern regions; La Niña still a no-show

L. Arias - August 30, 2016

An increase in rainfall levels expected for August due to the pending influence of a La Niña weather phenomenon did not occur, the National Meteorological Institute (IMN) confirmed. Earlier this year, the…

Low-pressure system over Costa Rica brings rain
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Low-pressure system over Costa Rica brings rain

L. Arias - June 21, 2016

Heavy rains on Monday morning in various regions of Costa Rica were the result of a low-pressure system, the National Meteorological Institute (IMN) reported. The weather phenomenon caused scattered…

First showers of the rainy season cause spike in traffic jams, accidents
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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First showers of the rainy season cause spike in traffic jams, accidents

L. Arias - June 6, 2016

Thousands of motorists have been forced to deal with the frustration of spending up to five hours stuck in traffic as the first days of the rainy season…

Water rationing in Central Valley to continue for two more weeks
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Water rationing in Central Valley to continue for two more weeks

L. Arias - June 3, 2016

Water rationing in Costa Rica’s Greater Metropolitan Area, the country’s most populous region, will remain for at least two more weeks, according to the Water and Sewer…

After last year’s flooding, San José officials say city is prepared for the rainy season
Barrio Chino
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Barrio Chino
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After last year’s flooding, San José officials say city is prepared for the rainy season

L. Arias - May 2, 2016

The first showers of the rainy season have fallen throughout most of Costa Rica, and in the capital, officials say they have taken appropriate measures to prevent the kind…

Heavy rains cause flooding in Costa Rica’s southern Pacific region
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Heavy rains cause flooding in Costa Rica’s southern Pacific region

L. Arias - November 18, 2015

Heavy rains in recent days have caused flooding in Costa Rica in some 20 communities in the country's southern Pacific region, the National Emergency Commission (CNE) reported Wednesday. Communities…

Transition to dry season in Costa Rica begins this week
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Transition to dry season in Costa Rica begins this week

L. Arias - October 26, 2015

The effects of the rainy season in Costa Rica will start decreasing slightly starting this week, the National Meteorological Institute (IMN) said Monday. The transition to the country's…

More rains expected over Costa Rica starting Tuesday evening
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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More rains expected over Costa Rica starting Tuesday evening

L. Arias - July 21, 2015

Forecasts from the National Meteorological Institute (IMN) state that a new tropical wave expected to arrive in Costa Rica on Wednesday will increase rains across most of…

Tamarindo-Langosta road in Guanacaste to be paved, municipality says
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Newsletter
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Tamarindo-Langosta road in Guanacaste to be paved, municipality says

L. Arias - July 17, 2015

Travelers between Tamarindo and Langosta beaches in Guanacaste — a region that has seen rapid tourism development in recent years — may soon have a less bumpy ride. The…