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INSIDECOSTARICA.COM | COSTA RICA  NEWS |   Monday 17 October 2011


1.000 Evacuated For Fear of Landslides

The count is up to 1.000 who have been evacuated from their homes in the last two days for fear of landslides. The worst affected is the cantons of Carrillo and Santa Cruz in Guanacaste, and the Chaguite community in Santa Barbara, Heredia.
Related:

Yellow Alert for Rains Continues in Costa Rica


Keeping an eye on the river.

The Comisión Nacional de Emergencias (CNE) - National Emergency Commission - reported that the evacuation is a precautionary measure and the vast majority agreed to go live with friends and relatives.

The CNE has 12 shelters in Golfito, Puntarenas, Poas, Santa Ana, San Ramon, Santa Cruz and Carrillo, housing 361 people.

The shelters and evacuation a consequence of last week's storm that affected the country and intensifying yesterday, affecting especially the Central Valley and the province of Guanacaste.


Driving in San José during heavy rain can be an experience, to say the least!
 

 

 

 
 
 
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