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Aviso Meteorológico-IMN-270619-06.45pm

Jun

27

Weather Warning

Heavy downpours in the North Caribbean and the Central Pacific

June 27, 2019
06.45 pm

Diagnosis: In the last 6 hours, rainfall has concentrated on the extreme north of the country and the Central Pacific, as a result of the influence of Tropical Wave # 9. The accumulated in this period reach 70 mm and in the last 10 hours 127 mm in the vicinity of Tortuguero. In the Central Pacific the rains keep accumulated between 20-50 mm in the last 3 hours.

Forecast: It is estimated that the rains persist strong in the next 3 hours in some communities in the north of the province of Limón and in the North Zone. The accumulated will continue moderate between 20-40 mm in 3-hour periods. Some communities that could be affected by the rain are: Jiménez, Guácimo, Guápiles, La Roxana, Puerto Viejo, Sarapiquí and its surroundings.

As for the Central Pacific, rainfall will also continue strong with similar accumulations between 20-40 mm in 3-hour periods. The most affected sectors are between Quepos and Puerto Cortés, areas such as Dominical and Uvita maintain a very strong rainy and electric activity.

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 an electrical storm or perceive strong gusts of wind near the 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

Eladio Solano León
Meteorologists
DMSA-IMN



Weather warnings history

In this section you will find the weather warnings history.

Jul

23

Weather Warning

Rainy conditions at night

July 23, 2019
04.40 p.m.

Discussion: The influence of the Intertropical Convergence Zone on the country, which is reinforced by a disturbance in height, will continue to generate favorable conditions for the recurrence...

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Jul

23

Weather Warning

Intertropical Convergence Zone will cause precipitation in the Central and South Pacific

July 23th, 2019
10.30 a.m.

Diagnosis: The proximity of the Intertropical Convergence Zone is generating atmospheric instability in both maritime sectors of the country; therefore, rains of moderate to strong intensity of the...

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Jul

22

Weather Warning

Rains for this afternoon in the Central and South Pacific

July 22th, 2019
10.30 p.m.

Diagnosis: due to the proximity of the Intertropical Convergence Zone, coupled with a disturbance in the atmosphere, a rainy afternoon and night is expected in much of the Pacific coast this...

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Jul

21

Aviso Meteorológico

Condiciones lluviosas intermitentes durante las primeras horas de la noche en el Pacífico Central y Sur

21 de julio de 2019
6.30 p.m.

Diagnóstico: el posicionamiento de la Zona de Convergencia Intertropical cerca de la región del Pacífico Central y Sur, se mantienen condiciones de lluvias intermitentes y fuertes tormentas...

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Jul

19

Weather Warning

Rains of variable intensity in the Caribbean and the North Zone

July 19, 2019
09.10 a.m.

Discussion: The constant entry of moisture from the Caribbean Sea into the national territory favored by the accelerated trade winds, generate the formation and entry of cloud nuclei towards the...

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Jul

18

Aviso Meteorológico

Persiste actividad lluviosa fuerte en varios lugares del país

18 de julio de 2019
2:30 pm

Diagnóstico: En las últimas 4 horas ha persistido la actividad lluviosa en las regiones del Caribe Norte y parte de la Zona Norte con acumulados máximos de precipitación de 100 mm. Además, en la...

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Jul

18

Weather Warning

Heavy rainy morning activity in the Caribbean and the North Zone

July 18, 2018
09.50 a.m.

Discussion: The increase in atmospheric pressure levels over the Caribbean Sea favor accelerated trade winds over the country and, in turn, the recurrent inflow of moisture from maritime sectors...

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Jul

18

Weather Warning

Rains in the Caribbean and North Zone during the morning

July 18, 2018
06.00 a.m.

Discussion: The formation of an important cloud nucleus is generating rains, and electrical storm in isolation in the Caribbean and North Zone. Forecast: It is estimated that during the first...

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Jul

16

Weather Warning

Tropical wave # 15 will travel to the north of Central America

July 16, 2019
6.30 p.m.

Diagnosis: the proximity of a tropical wave that travels to 35 km / h and located on the north of the Caribbean Sea favors greater instability in the atmosphere in the country. In the last hours...

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Jul

16

Meteorological warning

Rainy morning in the Caribbean and North Zone

July 16, 2019
9:40 am

Diagnosis: Dynamic atmospheric factors favored the formation of a large-scale cloud nucleus on the Caribbean Sea, it moves in a northwest direction and has caused cloudy conditions in a large...

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Jul

15

Weather Warning

Rainy activity will continue at night

July 15, 2019
04.25 p.m.

Discussion: The positioning of the Intertropical Convergence Zone over the national territory generates very unstable atmospheric conditions, a situation that has led to precipitations of...

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Jul

15

Aviso Meteorológico

Condiciones lluviosas durante la tarde y noche en el país.

15 de julio de 2019
10.30 am

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...

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Jul

14

Weather Warning

Rainy Monday in Costa Rica

july 14th, 2019.
5.00 p.m.

Diagnosis: The Intertropical Convergence Zone will be over Costa Rica from this night, generating rainfall in the early morning hours in the national territory. Forecast: There will be rains of...

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Jul

14

Weather Warning

Rains in the country because of the Intertropical Convergence Zone

14 de julio
10.00 am

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. ...

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Jul

12

Weather Warning

Rainy activity of variable intensity during this Friday

July 12, 2019
06.55 a.m.

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...

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Jul

11

Aviso Meteorológico

Onda Tropical #13 sobre Costa Rica

11 de julio de 2019
10.30 a.m.

Diagnóstico: Este jueves está cruzando la onda tropical #13 sobre Costa Rica, la cual está modulando el tiempo en el territorio nacional. A esta hora, la onda tropical se ubica sobre la costa...

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Jul

10

Weather Warning

Tropical Wave #13 cross the country this thursday

july 10th, 2019.
6.00 p.m.

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...

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Jul

10

Aviso Meteorológico

Rains in the Caribbean and North Zone during this morning

july 10th, 2019.
7:40 am

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...

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Jul

09

Aviso Meteorológico

Condiciones lluviosas se mantienen este martes en el país

09 de julio de 2019
9.00 am

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...

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Jul

08

Weather Warning

Rainy conditions in the Pacific and North Zone during this Monday

July 8, 2019
07:30 am

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...

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