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Costa Rica nearing record rainfall for May
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Costa Rica nearing record rainfall for May

L. Arias - May 29, 2017

May will end with a rainfall surplus that beat all forecasts. Precipitation levels so far this month are close to breaking 15 years of rainfall records, the National Meteorological Institute…

Landslides block roads, cause losses at farms in Tilarán
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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…

Tourism Chamber: Please support businesses outside Poás safety perimeter
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Tourism Chamber: Please support businesses outside Poás safety perimeter

L. Arias - April 18, 2017

The National Tourism Chamber (CANATUR) is calling on the population not to forget about the Poás Volcano region altogether, but rather to visit the many destinations in…

UPDATE:  Poás Volcano eruption prompts temporary closure of national park
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Costa Rica
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UPDATE: Poás Volcano eruption prompts temporary closure of national park

L. Arias - April 13, 2017

UPDATE: April 14. 10:34 a.m. Vulcanologists from OVSICORI and the National Seismological Network reported two strong eruptions at Poás Volcano at 7:39 a.m. and 7:57 a.m. on Friday. The…

Cold front brings heavy rains, winds through Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Cold front brings heavy rains, winds through Costa Rica

Michael Krumholtz - January 9, 2017

Costa Rica's bad weather blues just won't quit. Still reeling from a deadly hurricane and seeing an uptick in ashfall from Turrialba Volcano, the country is now…

National Emergency Commission issues preventive alert for heavy rains
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Costa Rica
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National Emergency Commission issues preventive alert for heavy rains

L. Arias - October 19, 2016

Severe rains caused by a low-pressure system that entered Costa Rica over the weekend prompted the National Emergency Commission (CNE) to issue a Preventive — Green— Alert for the…

Landslides prompt forced evacuation of some 80 people west of San José
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Landslides prompt forced evacuation of some 80 people west of San José

L. Arias - September 6, 2016

The risk of a massive landslide in the southwestern San José canton of Mora prompted municipal officials to order the evacuation of some 20 families living in…

Turrialba Volcano again spews ash and vapor
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Costa Rica
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Turrialba Volcano again spews ash and vapor

L. Arias - June 17, 2016

Sustained tremor activity that started at 8 p.m. Wednesday marked a new spike in activity at Turrialba Volcano. At 1:45 a.m. Thursday the crater began spewing ash…

Ash from Turrialba Volcano keeps falling on the Central Valley
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Ash from Turrialba Volcano keeps falling on the Central Valley

L. Arias - May 24, 2016

The spewing of ash, rocks and gases that started Friday at Turrialba Volcano continued almost uninterrupted Monday afternoon, the National University's Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI) reported.…

Turrialba Volcano spews ash 1 km high
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Costa Rica
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Turrialba Volcano spews ash 1 km high

L. Arias - May 19, 2016

Activity at Turrialba Volcano, located some 50 kilometers east of the capital, San José, increased significantly on Thursday with constant emanations of ash and at least three big…

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