Aviso Meteorológico-IMN-120919-Actividad lluviosa intensa sobre el país este jueves
Intense rainy activity over the country this Thursday
september 12, 2019.
Diagnosis: The positioning of the Intertropical Convergence Zone over the country causes unstable conditions generating rains of varying intensity over national territory. The strongest activity has been presented on the Caribbean side; from midnight to 9:10 a.m. accumulated rainfall is recorded between 20-65 mm in this region. In that same period, in the Central Valley, mountains of the North Zone and Central and South Pacific, the amounts recorded range between 5-20 mm while in the North Pacific the amounts are less than 1 mm.
Forecast: During the morning it is expected that the rainy activity, especially the Caribbean, will continue to intensify; with accumulated that can reach between 30-40 mm in the remainder of the period, particularly the areas of Tortuguero, Guápiles, Siquirres, Liverpool, Four Miles and its surroundings can present the strongest activity. For the rest of the country the cloudy conditions will continue with intermittent and accumulated rains between 5-15 mm.
For the afternoon, it is expected that the intense rainy activity on the Caribbean will continue during the first hours and then more intermittently in the rest of the period, with accumulated between 20-30 mm. The mountainous parts of the North Caribbean and North Zone can present storms in a localized way.
For the Central Valley, intermittent rains of varying intensity will continue, in addition to possible showers with thunderstorms, punctually mainly to the west and in the vicinity of the mountains; the amounts are estimated between 10-40 mm.
For the Central and South Pacific regions, in addition to the Nicoya peninsula, intense rainy activity is expected, mainly near coastal regions, with maximum accumulated amounts between 50-100 mm and possible higher amounts locally.
For the night, the unstable conditions will remain on the country reason why isolated rains are anticipated on all the national territory.
For this weekend it is profiled that they continue the atmospheric instability over the region so it expects variable rainy activity over the whole country.
Due to the above, the IMN recommends:
Caution in areas vulnerable to flooding due to sewer saturation, increased flow in rivers and streams, and in areas prone to 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.
Caution to drivers due to reduced visibility and wet roads.
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Weather warnings history
In this section you will find the weather warnings history.
Showers this afternoon in the Central Valley and the Pacific Slope
January 28, 2020
Diagnosis: This Tuesday the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) will be very close to the country, generating atmospheric instability and providing humidity from the Costa Rican Pacific to the...
Zona de Convergencia Intertropical activa y cercana al país
27 de enero de 2020
Diagnóstico: La Zona de Convergencia Intertropical se encuentra activa y cercana al país desde este lunes, lo cual ha ocasionado que se presenten lluvias en la península de Nicoya desde esta...
Meteorological report # 12-IMN-220120-Cold thrust affectation # 17 will continue this Wednesday
january 22, 2020
Diagnosis: The cold push # 17 is located on the country, as a result, strong gusts have occurred in the areas of Guanacaste (maximum between 40-65 km / h), the Central Valley (40-55 km / h) and the...
Empuje frío #17 sobre el país este martes
21 de enero de 2020
Diagnóstico: El empuje frío #17 alcanzó al país esta tarde, debido a esto persisten las precipitaciones en el Caribe, Zona Norte y cordilleras del norte y centro del mismo, se registran lluvias...
The windy pattern will persist in the country due to the entry into the Caribbean Sea of cold push # 17 in addition to the rains in the Caribbean and North Zone tonight
January 20, 2020
Diagnosis: The rains in the last hours in the Caribbean have decreased intensity, but it continues to rain mainly near the mountainous sectors. The accumulated rainfall from 7 a.m. have not...
Lluvias intermitentes en el Caribe y Zona Norte y fuertes vientos en el país
20 de enero de 2020
Diagnóstico: la afectación de un sistema de alta presión se mantiene en la mayor parte de la región Caribe. Los acumulados máximos en 24 horas alcanzan 134 mm en la región montañosa de Sarapiquí...
Condiciones ventosas y lluviosas en el territorio nacional
20 de enero de 2020
Diagnóstico: Los vientos alisios acelerados han provocado ráfagas fuertes en el territorio nacional desde 35 km/h hasta 100km/h. Las precipitaciones han aumentado durante las últimas 6 horas en...
Rainy conditions in the Caribbean and the North Zone
January 19, 2020
Diagnosis: Unstable atmospheric conditions coupled with accelerated trade winds have caused rains throughout this Sunday in the Caribbean and North Zone regions, as well as strong gusts in...
Rainy conditions on the Caribbean side this Sunday
january 19, 2020
Diagnosis: The strong trade winds combined with high levels of humidity in the atmosphere have led to favorable conditions for the generation of rainfall on the Caribbean slope. So far this Sunday...
Fuertes vientos en el país con lluvias en Limón y Zona Norte
18 de enero 2020
Diagnóstico: un sistema de alta presión sigue provocando fuertes vientos alisios en el territorio nacional. Las ráfagas más intensas el día de hoy en Guanacaste han sido de 115 km/h y de 80 km/h...
High pressure system favors strong trade winds in the country
January 17, 2020
Diagnosis: a high pressure system has favored an increase in trade winds in the national territory. The most intense gusts are perceived today are located in Guanacaste with maximums of 100 km /...
Continúan condiciones ventosas en el país durante todo el día
16 de enero de 2020
Diagnóstico: la presencia de un sistema de alta presión en el Atlántico ha generado un incremento de los vientos alisios en toda la región Centroamericana desde hace varios días. Las ráfagas más...
High pressure system maintains strong winds in the country
January 12, 2020
Diagnosis: The persistence of a high pressure system in the Atlantic Ocean continues to generate strong winds in the Central American region. On the other hand, in the country the gusts continue...
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