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Flights Resume At Fort Lauderdale’s Airport; Some Local Roads Remain Flooded Due To Overnight Deluge

South Florida was swamped by heavy rains overnight that flooded streets and highways, stranded cars and closed the airport in Fort Lauderdale.

About 4 a.m., Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport tweeted that the facility is closed because of severe rain and flash flooding.

Flights were resuming about two-and-a-half hours later, but traffic heading to the airport was extremely heavy and there were ongoing disruptions with some airport services, such as shuttle buses, officials said.

Read more at the Sun Sentinel.