to connectVideoNational weather forecast for Monday, December 23rd: Low pressure system brings rain to the south-East
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The Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) was re-opened early Monday morning after a heavy rain, and floods, will be temporarily closed as the air hub in the night.
“FLL has been reopened and flights are resuming. There will be road delays this morning a result of the floods,” a rep for the FLL tweeted on Dec. 23 at 6:30 pm, Plan accordingly by allowing extra time and get in touch with your airline for the latest flight.”
In an 8 a.m. update, the airport it turned out that the 123 flights were delayed and six flights were cancelled after heavy rain and flash floods during the night. The hashtags “#HolidayTravel”, and “#BePatient” has been added to the message.
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A spokesman for the airport said on Fox News that they will be sharing the updates related to the inclement weather on their social media channels as soon as they are available.
Unofficial estimates suggest that up to 10 inches of rain may have fallen through in the past 24 hours in different parts of the coast of Broward and Miami-Dade counties, the Palm Beach Post reports.
A spokesman for the FLL, pictured, told Fox News that they will be sharing the updates related to the inclement weather on their social media channels as soon as they are available.
A tornado watch has been canceled for Palm Beach County, as isolated showers are predicted through Monday morning, according to the National Weather Service in Miami, florida.
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Shortly after 10 p.m. on Wednesday night, reps for the FLL was announced that 152 of the flights were experiencing weather delays, and 11 flights were canceled due to “storm of activity” in Broward County.
The areas around the airport have been hit with about six inches of rain between midnight and early Monday morning, according to WPTV-TV.
Elsewhere in South Florida, parking lots and streets were flooded from the heavy rains. A south Florida tv station, WSVN caught up with a person kayaking through the grounds of the Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino in Hallandale Beach.
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The Associated Press contributed to this report.