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Want to know what the weather is like today in Costa Rica?

Want to know what the weather is like today? Just look out your window. Good chances it is raining where you are. If not, it most likely will be raining soon. For certain it is raining somewhere over Costa Rica at this very moment. Today,...

With an eye on the sky, Costa Rica’s farmers harvest rain to beat drought

HOJANCHA, Costa Rica, May 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Farmers everywhere know water means life, and a lack of it can spell ruin. In Hojancha, a canton that lies about 130 kilometres (80 miles) west of the Costa Rican capital San Jose, cattle farmer...

Friday Rains Cause Havoc With Electrical Services

The rains Friday generated blackouts and damage to the electrical wiring, confirmed the Fire Department or Bomberos. Among the areas affected with no lectricity are some sectors of La Union, Sabanilla, Curridabat, Lomas de Ayarco, El Alto de Guadalupe, La Galera and San Francisco de...

It’s Been A Wet Week And The Season Has Only Started

The 'rainy' season has just gotten underway, a few weeks earlier than usual, and it's been already a wet one. How wet has it been? According to the experts at the national weather institute, the Instituto Meteorológico Nacional Costa Rica (IMN), already fallen this month...

Is The “Rainy Season” Here? Heading to a River or Beach? Take Care, Because Rain Continues in Guanacaste

Q COSTA RICA (by Sebastián Rodríguez, Vozdeguanacaste.com) When Paul Rinta, his wife and two children (who are five and three) set out in a kayak equipped with a sail near Isla Penca, in Santa Cruz, they expected to enjoy the area’s natural beauty. They...

Wednesday Afternoon Rain Surprised Most; Traffic Chaos Was Worse Than Normal

QCOSTARICA - The rains surprised many on Wednesday, when shortly after 3:00pm it came down in buckets, if only for a few minutes. Showers and light rain continued well into the evening and the night in some areaS around the Central Valley. According to the...

145 Communities and 458 In Shelters Due To Heavy Rains in Northern Zone and Caribbean

  (QCOSTARICA) The rain in the Northern Zone and north Caribbean coast since late Saturday night, caused the Sarapiquí, Puerto Viejo and Tigre rivers to overflow their banks, flood homes and force more than 400 people to shelters. The national weather service, the Institutio Meteorologico...

Sunday Afternoon Downtown Heredia In The Rain

From Facebook post. The Central Valley woke up Sunday morning overcast and with a cool breeze. By 10:00am it was raining, a rain that has continued since, in one of those rare days that it rains all day.

Thunderstorms and Hail Take Central Valley by Surprise Monday Afternoon

QCOSTARICA - The accelerated trade winds from the latter part of last week slowed down Monday, and the humidity off the Pacific coast, prompting thunderstorms and hail in the Central Valley. The thermometer reached 30 degrees Celsius on Monday, a couple of degrees higher than...

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