(CRHoy.com) -A total of 1,800 flood eventsDue to the heavy rains that prevail in the country, the National Commission for Risk Prevention and Emergency Care (CNE).
This was reported this Saturday by the entity’s Chief of Operations, Sigifredo Pérez, who indicated that there are currently 862 people in 23 shelters.
However, he clarified that this number may vary because the teams are in rescue and evacuation work in risk areas that are flooded.
Pérez reported that quite intense rains occurred last night, early in the morning and early in the morning in the North Zone, Northern Caribbean and the canton of Sarapiquí.
He assured that the Emergency Operations Center assesses the conditions of the North Zone.
The official added that the CNE raises a red alert for Talamanca, Limón, Matina, Sarapiquí and Turrialba.