Local emergency committees reported 25 incidents that stemmed from the heavy rain that fell Monday afternoon. The regions of Desamparados, Tibás, Moravia, Heredia and Santo Domingo were among those with problems.
At Salitral de Puriscal a bus with 50 persons was isolated by a landslide. The riders had to spend the night in the local community center.
A mechanics shop a well as a home were among the structures destroyed at San Juan de Dios de Desamparados. Six other homes suffered water and mud damage. In Tibás some 18 families needed help. They were in Cinco Esquinas, Colima, Llorente and Copey. They were victims of the Quebrada La Cangreja and storm sewers that overflowed.
The automatic weather station in Barrio Aranjuez in San José registered an inch of rain in an hour and a half.