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Weather watch: Landslides on Irazú, rain expected to continue
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Weather watch: Landslides on Irazú, rain expected to continue

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 28, 2020

A Wednesday-morning landslide threatens the radio and television towers atop Irazú Volcano, the National Emergency Commission announced Friday. A team with representatives from CNE,  the Volcanological and…

Continued rainfall causes flooding in northern Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Continued rainfall causes flooding in northern Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 27, 2020

Several days of rainfall have caused flooding in parts of northern Costa Rica, particularly in the province of Guanacaste. According to Casa Presidencial, local emergency committees in…

Heavy rains continue to provoke weather alerts in Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Heavy rains continue to provoke weather alerts in Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 25, 2020

The National Emergency Commission (CNE) on Monday maintained yellow alerts due to weather that is impacting nearly all of Costa Rica. Late last week, the indirect effects…

Indirect effects of Tropical Storm Marco provoke weather alerts in Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Indirect effects of Tropical Storm Marco provoke weather alerts in Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 21, 2020

The National Emergency Commission (CNE) on Friday issued orange, yellow and green alerts due to weather that is impacting all of Costa Rica. "CNE raises alerts due…

What’s the difference between a green, yellow and orange alert in Costa Rica?
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Costa Rica
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What’s the difference between a green, yellow and orange alert in Costa Rica?

The Tico Times - June 2, 2020

The National Emergency Commission (CNE) in Costa Rica frequently issues green and yellow alerts for parts or all of the country. In fact, right now all of…

Tremor in Central Valley, ongoing cold front greet Costa Rica this Monday
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Weather
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Tremor in Central Valley, ongoing cold front greet Costa Rica this Monday

The Tico Times - January 6, 2020

A small tremor rattled parts of Costa Rica on Monday morning. A magnitude 3.47 quake awoke many in the Central Valley minutes before 5 a.m., according to…

Wind and rain prompt yellow, green alerts throughout Costa Rica
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Wind and rain prompt yellow, green alerts throughout Costa Rica

The Tico Times - December 6, 2019

The National Emergency Commission (CNE) on Friday issued yellow and green alerts throughout most of Costa Rica due to rains and wind. "The CNE raises a Yellow…

CNE evaluating damages after heavy rains in Guanacaste
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CNE evaluating damages after heavy rains in Guanacaste

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 16, 2019

The National Emergency Commission (CNE) has begun evaluating damages after heavy rainfall damaged infrastructure and forced some evacuations in northern Costa Rica. In the province of Guanacaste,…

What’s the difference between a green alert and a yellow alert in Costa Rica?
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Costa Rica
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What’s the difference between a green alert and a yellow alert in Costa Rica?

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 15, 2019

The National Emergency Commission (CNE) in Costa Rica frequently issues green and yellow alerts for parts or all of the country. In fact, right now all of…

Rain prompts yellow, green alerts throughout Costa Rica (updated)
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Costa Rica
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Rain prompts yellow, green alerts throughout Costa Rica (updated)

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 14, 2019

Update (8:20 p.m.): The National Emergency Commission (CNE) has expanded the alerts. A yellow alert is now in effect for the Northern Pacific and the Northern Zone. The…