Aug

20

Aviso Meteorológico

Aguaceros en la Zona Norte esta mañana

20 de agosto de 2019
7:20 am

Diagnóstico: La onda tropical #26 ingresó a territorio nacional esta madrugada, lo cual, sumado a la posición de la Zona de Convergencia Intertropical sobre el país, genera lluvias dispersas con...

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Aviso Meteorológico-IMN-140819-0705am

Aug

14

Weather Warning

Tropical wave affectation # 24 during this day

August 14, 2019.
07.05 a.m.

Discussion: Tropical wave # 24 is on the country generating cloudy conditions in most of the national territory and strong rainy activity in the Caribbean and the North Zone, as well as rains in the Central Valley and mountainous sectors of the Pacific. The highest accumulated range between 20-50 mm in the last 6 hours and are recorded in the province of Limón.

Forecast: During the morning there will be rains of variable intensity and showers with thunderstorms in the North Zone and the Caribbean region, amounts between 20-50 mm are estimated. In the Central Valley and mountainous sectors of the Pacific, occasional rainfall is expected with accumulated between 5-20 mm.

In the afternoon and early hours of the night, showers and showers with thunderstorms are expected in the Central and South Pacific regions, in addition to the Nicoya Peninsula; Estimated amounts between 40-80 mm. For the Central Valley, North Zone and mountainous parts of the Caribbean, rainfall and isolated showers are forecast, accumulated between 15-30 mm.

Due to the above, the IMN recommends:

  • Caution in areas vulnerable to flooding due to sewer saturation, increased flow in rivers and streams and sectors with a high propensity for landslides.
  • Shelter in a safe place in case of hearing thunderstorms or perceiving strong gusts of wind near storm clouds, as well as precaution for possible fall of tree branches, power lines among others.
  • Stay informed via Twitter: @IMNCR, Facebook: National Meteorological Institute and the Website: www.imn.ac.cr

Rebeca Morera R
Meteorologist
DMSA-IMN