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U.S. Embassy tweet of supposed tsunami causes alarm in El Salvador, Central America
Central America
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Central America
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U.S. Embassy tweet of supposed tsunami causes alarm in El Salvador, Central America

AFP and The Tico Times - November 11, 2019

A tweet that warned of a potential tsunami on the Pacific coast caused alarm Monday in El Salvador, where President Nayib Bukele first asked the population on…

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

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

Hurricane Dorian will impact travel to Costa Rica; airlines issuing flight waivers
Travel and Tourism
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Travel and Tourism
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Hurricane Dorian will impact travel to Costa Rica; airlines issuing flight waivers

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 29, 2019

It's hurricane season, and one of 2019's biggest Atlantic storms to date is expected to impact the United States in the coming days. National Oceanic and Atmospheric…

Rain causes flooding, dozens in shelters in northern Costa Rica
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Rain causes flooding, dozens in shelters in northern Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 9, 2019

Heavy rains in northern Costa Rica caused flooding that have forced more than 40 people to seek refuge in shelters, according to Casa Presidencial. Monday, the National…

Green alert issued as cold front passes through Costa Rica
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Uncategorized
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Green alert issued as cold front passes through Costa Rica

The Tico Times - December 22, 2018

The National Emergency Commission (CNE) declared a green alert throughout Costa Rica due to an incoming cold front. The effects are expected to last throughout the weekend.…

Heavy rains hit Costa Rica: two dead, one missing; another tropical wave expected to hit tomorrow, red alerts issued
News
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News
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Heavy rains hit Costa Rica: two dead, one missing; another tropical wave expected to hit tomorrow, red alerts issued

The Tico Times - October 13, 2018

Two people died and one is missing after a tropical wave and heavy rains swept through Costa Rica late this week. The AFP reported that two women…

More heavy rains will hit Costa Rica’s Pacific coast this week, red alerts issued
Weather
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Weather
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More heavy rains will hit Costa Rica’s Pacific coast this week, red alerts issued

The Tico Times - October 10, 2018

Two more tropical waves are expected to hit Costa Rica’s Pacific coast this week. The first will hit Thursday, and the National Emergency Commission (CNE) announced a…

Heavy rains: One death in Costa Rica, at least 13 dead in Central America
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News
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Heavy rains: One death in Costa Rica, at least 13 dead in Central America

AFP / Noe Leiva - October 9, 2018

At least 13 people died and thousands were affected by heavy rains throughout Central America over the past few days, according to emergency organizations. There were six reported…

Heavy rains lead to mass floods in the Pacific
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News
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Heavy rains lead to mass floods in the Pacific

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 5, 2018

Last updated at 4:25 p.m. CST.   Original story:  Heavy rains over the course of the week caused significant flooding throughout Costa Rica on Friday. Alexander Solís,…