Gulf Coast Flight Delayed by Elsa Takes Off Into Rain Clouds

A traveler on a July 7 Allegiant Air flight from Punta Gorda, Florida, to Lexington, Kentucky, took a timelapse video of the plane ascending into the storm clouds left after Tropical Storm Elsa had moved north.

Footage shared by Neil Noah shows his flight departing the Punta Gorda Airport mid-morning amid a lull in the torrential downpours and constant thunder, he told Storyful.

The National Weather Service forecast more thunderstorms for Florida’s Gulf Coast on Friday, July 9. Credit: Neil Noah via Storyful

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