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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…

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…

Strong winds to hit Costa Rica again Thursday
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Strong winds to hit Costa Rica again Thursday

L. Arias - February 16, 2016

A new cold front expected to enter the country on Thursday will bring strong winds throughout most of Costa Rica, the National Meteorological Institute (IMN) reported Monday. Costa Rica weather forecasts…

Weird weather brings warm welcome to 2016
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Weird weather brings warm welcome to 2016

James Pheby with Clement Sabourin in Montreal | AFP - December 31, 2015

LONDON -- With temperatures above freezing at the North Pole, deadly tornadoes in Texas, extreme heat in Australia and floods in Britain and Missouri, the world is beset…

Death toll at 43 as wild weather tears across parts of US
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Death toll at 43 as wild weather tears across parts of US

Laura Buckman | AFP - December 28, 2015

GARLAND, Texas -- Texas reeled from rare December tornados Monday, as days of storms battering a vast region stretching from the southwestern U.S. to Canada claimed at least…

Lightning strike injures 3 at Costa Rica’s Juan Santamaría International Airport
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Lightning strike injures 3 at Costa Rica’s Juan Santamaría International Airport

The Tico Times - September 30, 2015

Three workers were injured in a lightning strike at Costa Rica's Juan Santamaría International Airport outside the capital on Wednesday afternoon. An indirect lightning strike impacted the employees, who…

Weather
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Video: Rainy season in Costa Rica (an homage)

The Tico Times - May 20, 2015

https://vimeo.com/113522229 A few months ago, The Tico Times posted a video to celebrate the end of the rainy season – and visitors ever since have enjoyed sunshine, busy…

Expat Living
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Strong winds, waves likely cause of Costa Rica catamaran accident

The Tico Times - January 8, 2015

Gale-force winds that continue to buffet Costa Rica this week are likely to blame for the sinking of a tourist catamaran carrying more than 100 passengers Thursday…

VIDEO: Costa Rica says farewell to the rainy season
Events
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Events
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VIDEO: Costa Rica says farewell to the rainy season

The Tico Times - December 5, 2014

As December begins, Central America’s rainy season starts to evaporate, making way for a sunnier, windier New Year. Billed as “the green season” by the Tourism Ministry,…