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CNE evaluating damages after heavy rains in Guanacaste
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CNE evaluating damages after heavy rains in Guanacaste

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 16, 2019

The National Emergency Commission (CNE) has begun evaluating damages after heavy rainfall damaged infrastructure and forced some evacuations in northern Costa Rica. In the province of Guanacaste,…

What’s the difference between a green alert and a yellow alert in Costa Rica?
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Costa Rica
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What’s the difference between a green alert and a yellow alert in Costa Rica?

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 15, 2019

The National Emergency Commission (CNE) in Costa Rica frequently issues green and yellow alerts for parts or all of the country. In fact, right now all of…

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

Rain causes flooding, dozens in shelters in northern 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…

Rains pound Costa Rica, but don’t believe rumors of a hurricane, CNE says
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Costa Rica
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Rains pound Costa Rica, but don’t believe rumors of a hurricane, CNE says

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 28, 2019

The National Emergency Commission (CNE) on Monday issued a yellow alert for much of the country, citing heavy rains and soil saturation. Costa Ricans should expect rains…

Costa Rica issues ‘green alert’ due to high winds
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Weather
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Costa Rica issues ‘green alert’ due to high winds

The Tico Times - February 9, 2019

The National Emergency Commission (CNE) issued a green alert throughout Costa Rica due to high winds. The effects are expected to last throughout the weekend, with their…

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

Strong winds expected over most of Costa Rica this week
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Costa Rica
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Strong winds expected over most of Costa Rica this week

L. Arias - December 20, 2016

The National Meteorological Institute (IMN) reported on Monday morning that the entry of a high-pressure system into the Gulf of Mexico is increasing the influence of trade winds over…

More than 3,000 evacuees remain at shelters as rains continue over Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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More than 3,000 evacuees remain at shelters as rains continue over Costa Rica

L. Arias - November 29, 2016

As rains continue in the aftermath of Hurricane Otto’s passage over Costa Rica, the official death toll stands at 10 people at the time of this writing on Monday…

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