The national emergency commission has lifted an alert it had imposed due to flooding in some communities in the northern zone. Still some 250 persons remain in shelters, the commission said Thursday afternoon. However, 30 persons in shelters in the Escuela Moravia Verde de Upala were able to go home, the commisison said.
The Instituto Meteorológico Nacional predicted weather for Friday similar to Thursday: Generalized rain over the country in the afternoon extending into the evening hours. On the Caribbean coast and in the northern zone, the rains will start in the mountains and move to lower elevations in the evening, it said.