Costa Rica News – Frequent downpours are expected across Costa Rica through at least Thursday as abundant tropical moisture remains entrenched across the southwestern Caribbean.
These daily downpours will hamper any ongoing recovery efforts following the magnitude 6.5 earthquake which struck the just of the coast of Jacó, Costa Rica, Sunday night.
The rainfall will also heighten the risk for additional landslides across the country.
Flooding will be an increasing concern as downpours fall on the same areas for several days in a row.
A push of drier air will begin to filter across Costa Rica on Friday, causing thunderstorms to become more isolated.
The greatest chance for heavy rainfall will be in southeastern Costa Rica on Friday. Total rainfall through Friday will exceed 100 mm (4 inches) in areas