If you’re out and about this weekend don’t forget the umbrella. The Instituto Meteorológico Nacional (IMN) – national weather service – is calling for a weekend full of rain, though not as heavy as the rain that fell on the Central Valley Friday afternoon.

The wet weather is extended to the Central Pacific and Northern Zone, while Guanacaste will be relatively dry, according to meteorologist, Gabriela Chinchill.

So far, the Comisión Nacional de Emergencias (CNE) – National Emergency Commission – repots only the overflow of the river in he San Rafael de Cerros, in Quepos.  The Cruz Roja (Red Cross) has evacuated several homes as a precuation for possible flooding.

In San José, sewer problems have been reported in the downtown area, Tibás and Rohrmoser.

Athough the IMN does not expect thunderstorms and heavy rains, Chinchilla said it is not ruled out the possibility and people should maintain a strong alert in places prone to flooding.

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