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Aviso Meteorológico-IMN-210920-0330pm

Sep

21

Weather Warning

Downpours and thunderstorm persist during the afternoon and early evening

September 21, 2020
03.30 p.m.

Discussion: The warm temperatures registered this morning and the entry of sea breezes have caused cloudy developments this afternoon and in turn isolated but strong downpours accompanied by an electrical storm in regions of the Pacific and Central Valley with accumulated between 15-52 mm in the last two hours.

Forecast: For the remainder of this afternoon, moderate rains and isolated but strong downpours will continue, accompanied by a thunderstorm in the Pacific and Central Valley regions, estimates are between 30-60 mm, possibly higher accumulated in a localized manner. On the other hand, in the North Zone and mountains of the Caribbean rains and storms are estimated, accumulated between 20-40 mm.

Rainfall will last during the first hours of the night in regions of the Pacific and Northern Zone, amounts between 20-40 mm.

Warning: Soil saturation in the North Zone and mountainous sectors of the Central and South Pacific, special attention is recommended.

Due to the above, the IMN recommends:

  • Caution in areas vulnerable to flooding due to sewer saturation.
  • Take shelter in a safe place in case of hearing an electrical storm or perceive strong gusts of wind near the storm clouds, as well as caution against possible falling tree branches, power lines, among others.
  • Stay informed through social networks, Twitter: @IMNCR, Facebook: Instituto Meteorológico Nacional CR and the WEB Page: www.imn.ac.cr

Rebeca Morera R
Meteorologist
DMSA-IMN