The National Commission for Risk Prevention and Emergency Response (CNE) reports 1,214 incidents so far, of which 783 are floods, and 112 are landslides, as a result of the latest rains.
In addition, the CNE is providing assistance to 424 families in 16 temporary shelters for 1,488 people in the cantons of Guatuso, Limón, Matina, Sarapiquí, Talamanca, and Turrialba.
According to the IMN, the rains in the South Caribbean will be gradually decreasing soon, but in the North Caribbean and mountainous North Zone intermittent rainfall will occur especially in sectors such as La Fortuna, Sarapiquí, Guatuso, San Rafael, Tilarán, among others.
There will be rains and showers with strong storms in the Central and South Pacific, as well as in the west of the Central Valley, and isolated downpours in the South Pacific, while the North Caribbean and North Zone will have intermittent.
The CNE requests caution in areas with vulnerability to floods and increased flow in rivers and streams.
Tropical Wave No. 18 has increased the flow of Banano, Reventazón, Sarapiquí, Chirripó rivers. In addition Parismina, Pacuare, San Juan, and Colorado rivers are overflowed.
The CNE also maintains extreme attention in the Caribbean Slope, in areas such as Sarapiquí, Pococí, Siquirres, Guácimo, Matina, Turrialba, Limón, Talamanca, in the high areas and in places near the mountains due to the saturation of the soils.