Aviso Meteorológico-IMN-100519-Actividad lluviosa fuerte durante esta tarde
Strong rainy activity this afternoon
May 10, 2019.
Diagnosis: The proximity of the Intertropical Convergence zone coupled with the high temperatures of this morning generates favorable conditions for the occurrence of heavy rainfall and heavy storms this afternoon, with the possibility even of spreading early in the night in some sectors of the country .
Forecast: Over the course of the afternoon, heavy rainfall is expected in the Central and South Pacific regions (Jacó, Parrita, Santos, Quepos, Dominical, Pérez Zeledón, Buenos Aires, Palmar, Golfito, Ciudad Neily and in areas bordering to these places), as well as in the North Pacific (Nicoya Peninsula, Tilarán Mountain, Abangares, Cañas, Bagaces, Santa Cruz, Philadelphia, Liberia and in sectors close to them), the Central Valley (Carthage , Tres Ríos, Desamparados, Escazú, Santa Ana, Puriscal, San Pedro, Moravia, Guadalupe, San José, La Uruca, Heredia, Santo Domingo, Tibás, Alajuela and the Zona del Occidente) and the North Zone (Ciudad Quesada, La Fortuna , Upala and its surroundings) with maximum amounts of 30-60 mm (with possible higher located amounts) in 3-6 hours.
In addition, for the sidelines of the Caribbean, rains are anticipated in high areas with accumulated maximum of 5-15 mm in periods of 6 hours.
Warning: It is stressed that for the day atmospheric indicators propitiate very intense rain conditions with high accumulations mainly in the afternoon. However, the possibility of such rainy activity can be extended to the night period will be monitored.
Due to the foregoing, the NMI recommends:
- Caution in areas with vulnerability to floods due to saturation of sewers, increase in flow in rivers and creeks, in addition to landslide-prone sectors.
- Take refuge in a safe place in case you hear an electric storm or perceive strong gusts of wind near the storm clouds, as well as caution against possible fall of tree branches, electric laying among others.
- Stay informed through Twitter: @IMNCR, Facebook: National Meteorological Institute and the WEBSITE: www.imn.ac.cr
Roberto Vindas / Eladio Solano
Weather warnings history
In this section you will find the weather warnings history.
Continúan precipitaciones intermitentes durante la noche de hoy
24 de mayo de 2019
Diagnóstico: el posicionamiento de la Zona de Convergencia Intertropical sobre Costa Rica y un sistema de baja presión que ha afectado al país en los últimos días, se mantiene cercano a la costa...
Lluvias intermitentes se mantendrán en las primeras horas de la noche.
23 de mayo de 2019
Diagnóstico: Un sistema de baja presión -ubicado dentro de la Zona de Convergencia Intertropical- se mantiene cerca de Nicaragua en las costas del Pacífico, y mantiene las condiciones lluviosas...
Lluvias intermitentes se mantendrán en el país durante todo el día
22 de mayo de 2019
Diagnóstico: Un sistema de baja presión inmerso en la Zona de Convergencia Intertropical se mantiene cerca del país, cercano a las costas del Pacífico Norte, ocasionando condiciones inestables y...
Rainy activity will be maintained during the night period
May 21, 2019
Discussion: The Intertropical Convergence Zone remains above the country, causing unstable conditions and promoting rainy activity of variable intensity this afternoon in the different regions of...
Rainy afternoon and night in Costa Rica this Tuesday
21 de mayo de 2019
Discussion: The Intertropical Convergence Zone is very active and on Costa Rica, generating atmospheric instability and constant moisture contribution from the maritime sectors. These conditions...
Rainy and electric activity during the afternoon and evening
May 20, 2019
Discussion: The Intertropical Convergence Zone is on this day on the country, generating an important contribution of humidity and instability and coupled with the warm morning temperatures; they...
Heavy rainy conditions will continue during the next hours
May 15, 2019
Diagnosis: During this afternoon there have been heavy showers and intense thunderstorms in different parts of the country. In the Pacific, places like Palo Verde and in general the entire sector...
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