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Heavy rains continue to provoke weather alerts in 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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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…

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…

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

Weather prompts yellow, green alerts throughout Costa Rica
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Weather prompts yellow, green alerts throughout Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 9, 2019

The National Emergency Commission (CNE) issued yellow and green alerts throughout much of Costa Rica on Monday due to heavy rains. "Yesterday's heavy rainfall, combined with the…

Heavy rains flood several communities in three provinces
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Heavy rains flood several communities in three provinces

L. Arias - June 20, 2017

Heavy rains and strong gusts of wind on Monday afternoon caused dozens of incidents including flooding, downed trees, flying roofs and power outages in three provinces, mainly in…

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…

Environment Ministry officials report increased damage of wildfires inside protected areas
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Environment Ministry officials report increased damage of wildfires inside protected areas

L. Arias - March 23, 2017

The number of hectares burned in wildfires inside protected lands so far this year is the highest since 2014, the National System of Conservation Areas (SINAC) reported this…

High temperatures expected to continue in Costa Rica for two more months
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High temperatures expected to continue in Costa Rica for two more months

L. Arias - February 21, 2017

Hot temperatures recorded in the past few days in Costa Rica likely will remain constant until April, the National Meteorological Institute (IMN) reported Tuesday. IMN’s forecasts state…