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Afternoon with downpours in the Central Valley and the Pacific

October 19, 2019
9:45 am

Diagnosis: During the morning of this Saturday there have been high temperatures over the country, a condition that favors the convection process and thus the formation of cloud nuclei. In...

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Aviso Meteorológico-IMN-090619-1025am



Weather Warning

Heavy downpours and thunderstorm during the afternoon and evening

June 09, 2019.
10.25 a.m.

Discussion: The warm morning temperatures and the entrance of marine breezes are determining factors for the formation of clouds of great development in the evening period, which promote strong showers and thunderstorms in different regions of the country.

Forecast: Therefore, for this afternoon and the first hours of the night rain and showers with thunderstorms are foreseen in the Pacific and Central Valley regions, with amounts between 30-60 mm in periods of 3-6 hours and even higher in a localized way In the North Zone and mountains of the Caribbean rain and isolated showers with thunderstorms are expected, accumulated between 10-40 mm in lapses of 3-6 hours.
Warning: Special attention in: Route 32, Route 1 -pass for km 2, km 27 and Cambronero-, Route 2 -passing Cerro de la Muerte, km 55-, Route 126 -passing Vara Blanca and Los Cartagos-.

Due to the above, the IMN recommends:

  • Caution in areas with vulnerability to flooding due to saturation of sewers, increased flow in rivers and streams and sectors with high propensity to landslide.
  • Shelter in a safe place in case of listening to thunderstorm or perceive strong gusts of wind near storm clouds, as well as caution for possible fall of tree branches, power lines among others.
  • Stay informed through Twitter: @IMNCR, Facebook: National Meteorological Institute and the WEB page: www.imn.ac.cr

Rebeca Morera R