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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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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…

Tropical wave increases rains over Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Tropical wave increases rains over Costa Rica

L. Arias - May 25, 2017

A tropical wave that entered Costa Rican territory from the Caribbean Sea on Wednesday is increasing rainfall over several regions, the National Meteorological Institute (IMN) reported. The…

Repairs to sewers will close roads in downtown San José
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Repairs to sewers will close roads in downtown San José

L. Arias - March 30, 2017

Motorists and pedestrians prepare: Traffic jams in downtown San José could get worse starting next week. The Water and Sewers Institute (AyA) will close roads to repair and replace some…

Flooding, ashfall, strong winds top Costa Rica’s natural disaster list this year
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Costa Rica
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Flooding, ashfall, strong winds top Costa Rica’s natural disaster list this year

L. Arias - December 29, 2016

2016 was a rough year for many people around the world, and Costa Rica was no exception: the country experienced a series of natural disasters from which people…

More than 3,000 evacuees remain at shelters as rains continue over Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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More than 3,000 evacuees remain at shelters as rains continue over Costa Rica

L. Arias - November 29, 2016

As rains continue in the aftermath of Hurricane Otto’s passage over Costa Rica, the official death toll stands at 10 people at the time of this writing on Monday…

Health officials fight to avoid outbreaks of waterborne diseases
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Costa Rica
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Health officials fight to avoid outbreaks of waterborne diseases

L. Arias - November 29, 2016

See also: Here's how you can donate to Hurricane Otto relief in Costa Rica Health Ministry staff arrived Monday at various communities in the Northern Zone to…

How to help pets and other animals displaced by Hurricane Otto
Hurricane Otto
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Hurricane Otto
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How to help pets and other animals displaced by Hurricane Otto

L. Arias - November 25, 2016

See also: How to donate to Hurricane Otto relief in Costa Rica Farm animals and pets were also among the victims of Hurricane Otto's passage through Costa…

Deaths, disappearances in northern Costa Rica in aftermath of Hurricane Otto
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Costa Rica
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Deaths, disappearances in northern Costa Rica in aftermath of Hurricane Otto

Tico Times Staff - November 25, 2016

The death toll from Hurricane Otto in Costa Rica has increased from four to nine, President Luis Guillermo Solís announced Friday. Five people died in the Alajuela canton…

Hurricane Otto weakens to category 1, moves to the Pacific
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Costa Rica
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Hurricane Otto weakens to category 1, moves to the Pacific

L. Arias - November 24, 2016

The eye of Hurricane Otto made landfall in Costa Rica at around 3:30 p.m. Thursday in the northern Alajuela canton of Los Chiles, the National Meteorological Institute…

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