Dangerous climate has quickly halted flights and roadway visitors out of Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Worldwide Airport Wednesday.
The airport tweeted that FLL was closed to flights and roadway visitors till additional discover on account of heavy rainfall and flooding.
Officers urged vacationers to not attempt to enter or go away the airport on account of flooding on the entrance and exit roadways.
Vacationers had been additionally urged to examine their airways for revised flight statuses. The airport’s floor shuttle system was additionally quickly suspended.
A video on Twitter confirmed flooding in a parking storage at FLL.
The heavy rain dumped what appears like waterfalls and rivers close to FLL. One Twitter consumer stated a good friend had been caught in her automotive for an hour as a result of flooding.
The Nationwide Climate Service reported the water reached near the tops of automotive tires. Unofficial rainfall measurements of a minimum of 10 inches have fallen to date.
Over at Miami Worldwide Airport, officers instructed NBC6 there have been two quick intervals of flight delays on account of lightning, and no flight cancelations.
A number of twister, flash flood and extreme thunderstorm warnings had been issued in South Florida as heavy rain swept by way of the realm for the third day in a row.
Officers in Fort Lauderdale additionally closed the Kinney Tunnel as a result of climate.