Heavy downpours with thunderstorms in different parts of the country
April 08, 2019
Diagnosis: At this time the presence of isolated but strong downpours with thunderstorms and gusts of intense wind in various points of the metropolitan area, the mountains of the Caribbean and the Nicoya Peninsula with estimated amounts between 15-30 mm in the last hour.
Forecast: It is estimated that in the remainder of this afternoon, the pattern of isolated but intense downpours with thunderstorms and occasional gusts of strong winds in mountainous areas of the Central and South Pacific, and the Caribbean, as well as in the Central Valley and the Nicoya Peninsula in Guanacaste, with amounts between 20-40 mm in the next 3 hours.
The Pacific coast (with the exception of the eastern end of the Nicoya Peninsula) and the Caribbean have very little chance of rain in the remainder of the afternoon.
Due to the above, the IMN recommends:
- Caution for possible flash floods due to sewer saturation in urban areas and the occurrence of thunderstorms in the mentioned regions.
- Stay informed through Twitter: @IMNCR, Facebook: National Meteorological Institute and the website: www.imn.ac.cr
Weather warnings history
In this section you will find the weather warnings history.
Condiciones lluviosas durante la tarde y noche en el país.
15 de julio de 2019
Diagnóstico: La Zona de Convergencia Intertropical sobre el país y las condiciones de suelos saturados en toda la cordillera montañosa favorecen una evaporación alta durante el día, asimismo las...
Rains in the country because of the Intertropical Convergence Zone
14 de julio
Diagnosis: The Intertropical Convergence Zone is located near Costa Rica, causing atmospheric instability over Costa Rica. Due to this, a rainy day is expected in the national territory. ...
Rainy activity of variable intensity during this Friday
July 12, 2019
Discussion: The Intertropical Convergence Zone is positioned this day on the country generating unstable and very humid conditions. From the early hours of the day cloud cores are maintained in...
Tropical Wave #13 cross the country this thursday
july 10th, 2019.
Diagnosis: This Thursday will be crossing the tropical wave # 13 on Costa Rica, modulating the time in the national territory. At this time, the tropical wave is located on Panama, foreseeing that...
Rains in the Caribbean and North Zone during this morning
july 10th, 2019.
Diagnosis: Atmospheric instability caused by the proximity of the Intertropical Convergence Zone causes cloudy conditions and variable intensity rainfall in most of the country. The most...
Condiciones lluviosas se mantienen este martes en el país
09 de julio de 2019
Diagnóstico: La posición y la actividad que mantiene la Zona de Convergencia Intertropical aunado a las condiciones en la atmósfera alta y a un alto contenido de humedad en el sur de...
Rainy conditions in the Pacific and North Zone during this Monday
July 8, 2019
Diagnosis: The passage of a tropical wave and the proximity of the Intertropical Convergence Zone have been causing rainy conditions in most of the country since yesterday evening. In the last...
Onda tropical #11 se desplaza sobre Costa Rica el día de hoy
07 de julio de 2019
Diagnóstico: Este día la onda tropical #11 está cruzando sobre el territorio nacional. El paso de esta onda aumenta la inestabilidad atmosférica sobre el país, favoreciendo las condiciones para...
Lluvias intermitentes en el Caribe y Zona Norte 1 de julio de 2019
01de julio de 2019.
Diagnóstico: Condiciones lluviosas en el Caribe se presentan desde horas de la madrugada, con precipitaciones intermitentes en los sectores costeros y montos acumulados de lluvia entre 30-80 mm...
Heavy downpours in the Central Pacific and South Pacific
June 29, 2019.
Diagnosis: In the course of this afternoon there have been heavy downpours in some sectors of the South Pacific (San Vito, Coto Brus, Ciudad Neily, Golfito, Ciudad Cortés, Dominical, Buenos...
Rainy activity in the Central and South Pacific will be extended to the early hours of the night
June 28, 2019
Discussion: During this afternoon there has been strong rainy and electric activity in the Central and South Pacific regions, a situation favored by local factors of sea breeze intake and high...
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