Tuesday 18 January 2022

Cold Front and Strong Winds Grip Costa Rica

Green alert in North Pacific and Central Valley

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The National Emergency Commission (Comisión Nacional de Emergencias – CNE) declared a green for today, Monday and to continue into Tuesday, due to the influence of the cold front number 14.

According to the national weather service, the Instituto Meteorológico Nacional (IMN), during the next few days, the influence of the cold front in the national territory is expected.

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Associated with the front are strong trade winds, mainly in the Central Valley and the North Pacific (Guanacaste), as well as in the mountain ranges.

According to the CNE, wind bursts of between 80 and 100 kilometers per hour will affect the North Pacific coast, where strong waves and choppy seas are expected.

Caution is being also being as of drivers on the road, in particular, the Interamericana norte

(Ruta 1) and the Caldera – San Jose (Ruta 27).

Besides the strong winds, there could be some rainy conditions and fog at times.

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The strong winds that began on Sunday have caused the downfall of trees in various areas, also affecting power lines. The Cuerpo de Bomberos (Fire Department) reports attending almost 100 incidents since Sunday, in Guanacaste, the Central Valley, Santa Bárbara, Turrialba, Liberia, Puntarenas, Desamparados, Alajuela, and Coto Brus.

The single worst case so far has been in Santa Ana, when a huge billboard and its structure collapsed on a building.

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The incident was reported in the area of the Ruta 27. No injuries were reported, only damage to the structure.

The cold front and winds also mean cooler temperatures, a few degrees cooler than normal.

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