Rainy conditions in the Caribbean and the North Zone
January 19, 2020
Diagnosis: Unstable atmospheric conditions coupled with accelerated trade winds have caused rains throughout this Sunday in the Caribbean and North Zone regions, as well as strong gusts in...
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It continues affectation by cold front # 2 in the country
December 05, 2019
Diagnosis: At this time the cold front # 2 is located on the Caribbean Sea and moving east of the basin, with effects still - mainly rain and wind - in southern Nicaragua and Costa Rica. During this Thursday, the rains have been of variable intensity and constant in both the North Zone and the North Caribbean, with amounts between 20-40mm and maximums between 50-70mm, mainly in the canton of San Carlos. In the Central Valley, part of the rainfall in these regions has been perceived in the form of drizzles and occasional weak rains.
Forecast: In the next hours, the rains will be constant and of variable intensity, concentrating mainly in the North Zone and the North Caribbean the rest of the afternoon and during the night, with amounts estimated between 30-50mm in a timely manner, with maximum accumulated up to 100 mm for the first hours of tomorrow Friday. On the other hand, in the mountains and near the Central Valley and Guanacaste, they are estimated to be accumulated between 5-15mm and maximums of up to 25mm in a timely manner.
As for the wind, it is estimated that the gusts continue to be moderate with values ??between 20-50 km / h in the lower parts of the Central Valley and the North Pacific, while in the mountain ranges the maximum will continue between 40-80 km / h. In addition, a decrease in temperatures during the daytime period will be perceived, specifically a reduction between 2 ° C to 3 ° C in maximum temperatures during Friday is estimated in high areas and near the Central Valley and the North Pacific.
It is expected that the greatest influence of the cold front will occur during the night of this Thursday and early morning and the morning of Friday in the country, however, windy conditions in the center and north of the national territory and rains in the Caribbean They will continue even on Saturday.
Due to the above, the IMN recommends:
• Extreme precautions due to strong winds and their possible impact on roofs, electrical wiring, signs, trees; as well as in the mountainous parts of the country (national parks, volcanoes).
• Caution in areas vulnerable to flooding due to sewer saturation, increased flow in rivers and streams, and in areas prone to landslides, especially in the Caribbean, the Northern Zone and areas near the Cordilleras in the Central Valley and Guanacaste.
• Caution for boats by choppy sea and very strong waves in the North Pacific, Gulf of Nicoya, Central Pacific and the Caribbean Sea, as well as air navigation due to turbulence over the mountainous sectors.
• Avoid burning of all kinds as they can get out of control.
• Stay informed through social networks, Twitter: @IMNCR, Facebook: National Meteorological Institute and the Website: www.imn.ac.cr
Juan Diego Naranjo Díaz
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