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Is it wet enough? IMN has the numbers

Think it didn't rain much yesterday? The rainy season has consolidated and intensified throughout the country at the end of May. Take a look at the numbers provided by the IMN, the national weather service, for the different parts of the country in the 24-hour...

Tropical Wave and Cold Front Cause of Thursday’s Rains

The rainy season is on its way out, but, before it goes it made itself felt on Thursday, with rains starting early in the morning and continuing throughout the day, with a respite for sunny skies in the afternoon. The Instituto Meteorológico Nacional (IMN) -...

Saturday’s downpour was the strongest in the Cental Valley in the last 100 years

Saturday's downpour in the Central Valley of 144 liters per square meter in 8 hours broke the record of 130 liters per square meter set in 1919. The figure is surprising if one takes into account that the average downpour in the center of the...

In Guanacaste, Monkeys Die from Dehydration Due to Drought

QCOSTARICA by Emiliana Garica, Vozdeguanacaste.com - The drought that Guanacaste is experiencing is not just affecting humans. Wild animals, especially howler monkeys, are suffering severely from it, according to Brenda Bombard, director of the  Refuge for Wildlife. “I came to Nosara in 1998 and I...

Could Cloud Seeding Solve Costa Rica’s Drought?

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica is going through one of the worst droughts in history.  Much less rain that normal has fallen in the Central Valley this year, in Liberia, Guancaste, it is going through the driest period since 1937. Despite the rain of the last...

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