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Tropical Storm Nana not expected to make landfall in Costa Rica, but could cause weather disturbances
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Costa Rica
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Tropical Storm Nana not expected to make landfall in Costa Rica, but could cause weather disturbances

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 1, 2020

The National Emergency Commission (CNE) indicated that Costa Rica could experience indirect effects of Tropical Storm Nana as early as Wednesday. However, the National Meteorological Institute (IMN)…

Weather watch: Landslides on Irazú, rain expected to continue
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Costa Rica
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Weather watch: Landslides on Irazú, rain expected to continue

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 28, 2020

A Wednesday-morning landslide threatens the radio and television towers atop Irazú Volcano, the National Emergency Commission announced Friday. A team with representatives from CNE,  the Volcanological and…

Continued rainfall causes flooding in northern Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Continued rainfall causes flooding in northern Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 27, 2020

Several days of rainfall have caused flooding in parts of northern Costa Rica, particularly in the province of Guanacaste. According to Casa Presidencial, local emergency committees in…

Heavy rains continue to provoke weather alerts in Costa Rica
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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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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…

Deadly Tropical Storm Amanda hits El Salvador, Guatemala
Central America
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Deadly Tropical Storm Amanda hits El Salvador, Guatemala

AFP - June 1, 2020

Tropical Storm Amanda triggered flash floods, landslides and power outages as it barrelled through El Salvador and Guatemala on Sunday, killing 14 people, authorities said, warning of…

National Emergency Commission raises alert due to heavy rains, waves in Caribbean
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National Emergency Commission raises alert due to heavy rains, waves in Caribbean

The Tico Times - January 19, 2020

President Carlos Alvarado and the National Emergency Commission (CNE) are monitoring weather conditions in Costa Rica's Caribbean coast, a Casa Presidencial press release said. The news came…

Tremor in Central Valley, ongoing cold front greet Costa Rica this Monday
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Tremor in Central Valley, ongoing cold front greet Costa Rica this Monday

The Tico Times - January 6, 2020

A small tremor rattled parts of Costa Rica on Monday morning. A magnitude 3.47 quake awoke many in the Central Valley minutes before 5 a.m., according to…

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…

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