South Florida was hit by a slow-moving storm on Wednesday, resulting in over two feet of rainfall in Fort Lauderdale.
The heavy downpour caused major roadways to flood, prompting a flash flood emergency and necessitating a state of emergency to be declared on Thursday, Accuweather reported.
Even after a day, numerous roadways in the region remained inundated, and the city’s airport was still shut down.
The National Weather Service issued a flash flood emergency for Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, and Dania Beach late Wednesday evening.
Earlier in the day, a flash flood warning was in effect throughout Broward County.
As of Thursday morning, Miami-Dade County and Broward County were still under a flood watch that was slated to conclude at 8 p.m. on Thursday.
On Thursday, the Fort Lauderdale authorities declared a state of emergency due to the flash flooding.
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