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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-310519-0425pm



Weather Warning

Strong rainy activity will continue during the next hours

May 31, 2019
04.25 p.m.

Discussion: Local factors such as the warm morning temperatures, as well as the entry of sea breezes have favored in this afternoon cloudy developments and the occurrence of strong isolated showers and thunderstorms in the Central Valley and the Pacific regions are between 10 and 30 mm and highly localized manner to 75 mm, the latter value Abangares and surroundings.

Forecast: It is estimated that during the afternoon and early evening hours continue the rainy activity of variable intensity accompanied by an electrical storm in the Central Valley, all regions of the Pacific, with amounts between 25-50 mm in periods of 3-6 hours. In the Northern Zone and the Caribbean, isolated showers with thunderstorms are forecast in the mountainous sectors, accumulated between 20-40 mm of 3-6 hours.

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