On Tuesday, representatives for four public agencies discussed actions they will take to deal with a severe drought in the northern and central Pacific regions of the country.
Despite a significant decrease in rainfall on Monday, the National Emergency Commission said it will maintain a green alert for the Caribbean and Northern zones, two of Costa Rica's regions most affected by heavy rains last week.
Increased rainfall in the early hours on Thursday prompted the National Emergency Commission (CNE) to declare a green, or preventive, alert for those two regions for the second time this month.
Intense rainfalls in the past couple days, and the likelihood that they will continue over the weekend, has prompted the National Emergency Commission (CNE) to declare a green "preventive" alert in the Caribbean and Northern Zone regions of Costa Rica.
In Guatemala, rough weather produced a landslide that killed five people near the Mexican border on Saturday.
Experts from the National Emergency Commission (CNE) last week conducted aerial inspections of nine sites in the San José metropolitan area where ground conditions are prone to landslides during the rainy season. The inspections found that while active displacement of ground material is occurring, most of the land is currently stable.
At least 60 people were relocated to a temporary shelter in a public school at La Unión, east of the capital.
UPDATE: Four people are dead and two are missing after heavy rainfall causes floods and landslides in the Atlantic region.