Drivers Attempt to Cross Floodwater at Fort Lauderdale Airport

More than 100 flights were delayed at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Florida on December 23 after a night of heavy thunderstorms.

The airport was closed for a number of hours due to flooding as a result of the storms, while 123 flights were delayed and six were canceled at the airport by Monday morning.

The National Weather Service (NWS) said a series of storms swept through Miami-Dade and Broward counties after midnight on Monday, and the NWS reported six to eight inches of rainfall at the airport.

This video shows drivers attempting to pass through submerged streets at the airport. Credit: @regal_boi via Storyful