There is more of the same predicted for today: Warm, cloudy morning feeding heavy downpours in the afternoon.
A low pressure area that may develop into a tropical storm is off the Nicaraguan coast, and that is driving moisture into the country and making the weather unstable.
The Instituto Meteorológico Nacional said in the early evening Tuesday that the most intense rainfall was in the northern zone, the eastern part of the metro area and in the central mountains, the Cordillera Volcánica Central. There was as much as 65 millimeters of rain that fell in just six hours. That is about 2.5 inches
The Pacific coast was expected to get a similar amount later in the evening.