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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…

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…

Water and Sewer Institute announces rationing plan for up to four months
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Costa Rica
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Water and Sewer Institute announces rationing plan for up to four months

L. Arias - February 20, 2017

More than 200,000 residents of Costa Rica's Greater Metropolitan Area will face daily water rationing in periods ranging from 6-12 hours at a time during the coming months,…

Costa Rica’s southern Pacific hit by heavy rains, flooding
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica’s southern Pacific hit by heavy rains, flooding

L. Arias - November 17, 2016

Heavy showers and strong winds in much of the country prompted the National Emergency Commission (CNE) to declare a preventive alert on Thursday to warn people in…

Thursday rains cause flooding, emergencies in 23 cantons
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Costa Rica
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Thursday rains cause flooding, emergencies in 23 cantons

L. Arias - October 7, 2016

Heavy rains in Costa Rica caused by the indirect influence of Hurricane Matthew prompted the evacuation of 153 people on Thursday evening in three provinces, the National…

Low rainfall in Central Valley, northern regions; La Niña still a no-show
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Low rainfall in Central Valley, northern regions; La Niña still a no-show

L. Arias - August 30, 2016

An increase in rainfall levels expected for August due to the pending influence of a La Niña weather phenomenon did not occur, the National Meteorological Institute (IMN) confirmed. Earlier this year, the…

Water and Sewer Institute seeks tax cuts for water-efficient appliances, fixtures
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Water and Sewer Institute seeks tax cuts for water-efficient appliances, fixtures

L. Arias - April 27, 2016

Water supply problems in most of Costa Rica during the past two dry seasons has prompted the Water and Sewer Institute (AyA) to draft a bill aimed at…

El Niño heat expected to last through May
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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El Niño heat expected to last through May

L. Arias - March 24, 2016

National Meteorological Institute (IMN) forecasts state that high temperatures currently felt across most of Costa Rica will rise up to 3 degrees Celsius in coming weeks due…

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Costa Rican capital hit by heavy rains, flash floods

The Tico Times - October 27, 2015

https://twitter.com/wazecr/status/659141318539673600 The rainy season might be on its way out but it certainly wanted leave us with something to remember. Thunderstorms doused the San José metro area…

Transition to dry season in Costa Rica begins this week
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Transition to dry season in Costa Rica begins this week

L. Arias - October 26, 2015

The effects of the rainy season in Costa Rica will start decreasing slightly starting this week, the National Meteorological Institute (IMN) said Monday. The transition to the country's…