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Jun

12

Weather Warning

Tropical wave #8 moving over the country this Wednesday

June 12, 2024
10.00 a.m.

Discussion: Tropical wave #8 is over the national territory, this system and its interaction with the Intertropical Convergence Zone will cause favorable conditions for the generation of rainy activity of variable intensity in the different regions of the country during this afternoon and night.

Forecast: Precipitation will begin around noon, continuing during the afternoon and part of the night; it will start over the mountainous axis and will gradually extend towards the lower parts.

Heavy rain and downpours with thunderstorms are expected in the Northn Zone, North Pacific, and Caribbean mountains, with an estimated accumulation of 30-80 mm in 6-hour periods, and higher amounts are possible in a localized manner. In the Central Valley, as well as in the Central and South Pacific, rain of varying intensity with thunderstorms is expected, with amounts between 20-50 mm and punctual maximums of 60-80 mm, in 6-hour periods.

As mentioned, rainy activity will extend into the night period in the Northern Zone and Pacific regions, gradually decreasing in intensity and distribution. In the Central Valley and Caribbean mountains, light rain and fog banks are expected.

Warning: The rains projected for urban areas may once again be the precursors of flooding and sewer saturation in sectors that have already occurred. Saturated soils are recorded in the province of Cartago, cantons south of San José, the Sarapiquí Basin and the entire North Zone, as well as in the North and South Pacific, and mountains in the Central Pacific, making these regions vulnerable to landslides and possible flooding.

Due to the above, the IMN recommends:

  • Be careful due to sewer saturation in places prone to this type of flooding.
  • Prevention in the event of an electrical storm and seeking shelter in a safe place in case of strong gusts of wind near the storm clouds, due to the possible fall of tree branches, power lines, among others. These gusts can reach 80 km/h in some isolated cases.
  • 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



Weather warnings history

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Jul

12

Meteorological Warning

Accelerated trade winds and rains in the country this Friday

July 12, 2024
10:20 am

Diagnosis: Unstable atmospheric conditions persist in southern Central America, due to the position of the Intertropical Convergence Zone and the drag of humidity from the Caribbean by the trade...

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Jul

11

Aviso Meteorológico (Actualización)

Onda tropical #18 saliendo de Costa Rica

11 de julio de 2024
3:00 p.m.

Diagnóstico: La onda tropical #18 ha dejado abundantes e intensas precipitaciones en las últimas horas en el país, pero principalmente en la Zona Norte registrándose acumulados entre 100 mm y los...

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Jul

11

Weather Warning

Tropical wave #18

July 11, 2024
9.45 am

Diagnosis: is over Costa Rica this Thursday, causing unstable conditions in the maritime sector off the coast of Limón, which is causing rain and showers with thunderstorms...

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Jul

10

Aviso Meteorológico

Lluvias y tormenta eléctrica durante la tarde y noche y onda tropical #18 para este jueves

10 de julio de 2024
10.15 a.m.

Discussion: The Intertropical Convergence Zone remains close to the region, which contributes significant moisture content to the environment. This favors cloudiness in the surroundings of the...

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Jul

09

Weather Warning

Rains this afternoon due to the Intertropical Convergence Zone

July 9, 2024
11:10 a.m.

Diagnosis: The Intertropical Convergence Zone over our country and local factors will be favoring the presence of afternoon rains for the afternoon of this Tuesday. In the morning hours,...

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Jul

06

Meteorological Warning

Tropical wave #17 moving forward this Saturday

6 de julio de 2024
11:00 am

Diagnosis: Unstable atmospheric conditions are expected this morning in southern Central America, due to the position and activity of the Intertropical Convergence Zone and tropical wave #17. The...

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Jul

06

Aviso Meteorológico (Actualización)

Aviso Meteorológico-IMN-060724-Desplazamiento de la onda tropical N17 para este sábado (Actualización)

6 de julio de 2024
5:00 pm

Diagnóstico: Condiciones atmosféricas inestables se presentan esta tarde sobre el país, esto debido a la posición y actividad de la Zona de Convergencia Intertropical sobre el territorio...

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Jul

05

Aviso Meteorológico (Actualización)

Lluvias generalizadas en Costa Rica esta tarde y llegada de onda tropical #17 la noche del sábado

5 de julio de 2024
6.00 p.m.

Diagnóstico: Esta tarde las lluvias han sido generalizadas en todo el territorio nacional, debido a que la Zona de Convergencia Intertropical se ubica sobre el país. En las últimas horas, las...

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Jul

05

Weather Warning

Decrease in the indirect influence of Hurricane Beryl and Tropical Wave #17

July 5, 2024
9.20 am

Diagnosis: Hurricane Beryl made landfall in Yucatan this Friday as a Category 2 hurricane. It will weaken as it continues to cross the Yucatan Peninsula and then enter the Gulf of Mexico. It...

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Jul

04

Weather Warning (Update)

Intertropical Convergence Zone active over Costa Rica due to a lower indirect influence of Hurricane Beryl

July 4, 2024
05:30 p.m.

Diagnosis: Hurricane Beryl continues its path through the northwest of the Caribbean Sea, approaching the east of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico, with maximum sustained winds of 175 km/h, being...

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