Experts are calling for a hot, really hot Semana Santa (Easter Week) in most areas of the country, in particular in Guanacaste, where daytime temperatures are expected to hit 36 Celsius (97 Fahrenheit) and higher.
Protection from the sun (UV radiation) is not only for the beaches but also in the mountains
The experts also foresee a reduction in the wind gusts that hit up to 85 km/h in some areas the last couple of days and drizzling rain in the Caribbean and in the North Zone.
If you are heading out to the beaches, remember to use sunblock. The same is true in the higher elevations, ie mountains, where ultraviolet radiation can affect you as well.
Several things determine the sun’s intensity. The closer to the equator you