Costa Rica, C.A.
Tropical Storm Noel is expected to keep kicking up rain in Costa Rica over the weekend, and the National Emergency Commission maintains a yellow alert for the entire Pacific coast and a green alert for the Caribbean. Low-pressure systems over the Caribbean Sea are generating precipitation over much of the country. Wednesday night, rains flooded about 40 houses in the cantons of Barva and San Rafael; 20 of these families lost everything. The bridge over Río Segundo de Barva collapsed, and a fiber-optic phone line providing service to San José de la Montaña was severed.
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