Residents OK to return home after flooding, officials say
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Residents OK to return home after flooding, officials say

L. Arias - June 25, 2015

A noticeable decrease in rainfall prompted National Emergency Commission (CNE) officials on Thursday to give the green light for hundreds of families in six shelters to return to their homes in…

Heavy rains prompt alert in Costa Rica’s northern and Caribbean regions
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Heavy rains prompt alert in Costa Rica’s northern and Caribbean regions

Gabriela Diaz - June 21, 2015

Costa Rica's National Emergency Commission (CNE) issued a yellow alert – the second highest advisory level – on Sunday for the country's Northern Zone and Caribbean coast, following heavy rains that…

Heavy rains in Costa Rica catch eye of US National Hurricane Center
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Heavy rains in Costa Rica catch eye of US National Hurricane Center

Zach Dyer - October 8, 2014

On Wednesday afternoon, the National Meteorological Institute (IMN) issued a warning for a low pressure system over Costa Rica and Nicaragua that is set to bring heavy rains…

Costa Rica declares national emergency over drought in northwestern province of Guanacaste
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Costa Rica declares national emergency over drought in northwestern province of Guanacaste

Zach Dyer - October 1, 2014

Costa Rica's northwestern province of Guanacaste has faced the worst drought in 50 years, the National Meteorological Institute (IMN) said. In response, President Luis Guillermo Solís on Tuesday declared a national emergency in…