Alert declared once more for Pacific slope due to heavy rains
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Alert declared once more for Pacific slope due to heavy rains

Katherine Stanley - October 23, 2017

The National Meteorological Institute (IMN) has announced that rains are expected to increase significantly on Costa Rica's Pacific Slope beginning on Tuesday. The Central and Southern Pacific…

Rescue operations, recovery continue after Hurricane Nate
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Rescue operations, recovery continue after Hurricane Nate

Katherine Stanley - October 9, 2017

See also: VIDEO - Water sweeps away roads, bridges, cattle Rescues for flooded areas, attention to communities cut off from the rest of the country, delivery of…

Heavy rains send 200 people to shelters around Costa Rica; authorities brace for more
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Costa Rica
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Heavy rains send 200 people to shelters around Costa Rica; authorities brace for more

Katherine Stanley - September 27, 2017

An unusually rainy September – and given what a typical September is like in Costa Rica, the phrase "unusually rainy" denotes some serious downpours – continues to pummel communities around…

Cold front brings heavy rains, winds through Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Cold front brings heavy rains, winds through Costa Rica

Michael Krumholtz - January 9, 2017

Costa Rica's bad weather blues just won't quit. Still reeling from a deadly hurricane and seeing an uptick in ashfall from Turrialba Volcano, the country is now…

Strong winds expected over most of Costa Rica this week
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Costa Rica
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Strong winds expected over most of Costa Rica this week

L. Arias - December 20, 2016

The National Meteorological Institute (IMN) reported on Monday morning that the entry of a high-pressure system into the Gulf of Mexico is increasing the influence of trade winds over…

More than 3,000 evacuees remain at shelters as rains continue over Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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More than 3,000 evacuees remain at shelters as rains continue over Costa Rica

L. Arias - November 29, 2016

As rains continue in the aftermath of Hurricane Otto’s passage over Costa Rica, the official death toll stands at 10 people at the time of this writing on Monday…

How to help pets and other animals displaced by Hurricane Otto
Hurricane Otto
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Hurricane Otto
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How to help pets and other animals displaced by Hurricane Otto

L. Arias - November 25, 2016

See also: How to donate to Hurricane Otto relief in Costa Rica Farm animals and pets were also among the victims of Hurricane Otto's passage through Costa…

Deaths, disappearances in northern Costa Rica in aftermath of Hurricane Otto
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Costa Rica
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Deaths, disappearances in northern Costa Rica in aftermath of Hurricane Otto

Tico Times Staff - November 25, 2016

The death toll from Hurricane Otto in Costa Rica has increased from four to nine, President Luis Guillermo Solís announced Friday. Five people died in the Alajuela canton…

Hurricane Otto weakens to category 1, moves to the Pacific
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Costa Rica
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Hurricane Otto weakens to category 1, moves to the Pacific

L. Arias - November 24, 2016

The eye of Hurricane Otto made landfall in Costa Rica at around 3:30 p.m. Thursday in the northern Alajuela canton of Los Chiles, the National Meteorological Institute…

UPDATE: Hurricane Otto makes landfall in Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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UPDATE: Hurricane Otto makes landfall in Costa Rica

L. Arias - November 24, 2016

UPDATE 4:17 p.m. Eye of Hurricane Otto made landfall in Los Chiles, north of Alajuela province at 3:30 p.m. and is moving towards Upala. The National Meteorological Institute (IMN)…