Floods delay flights at Fort Lauderdale airport

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) – Flash flooding and heavy rains have delayed dozens of flights and disrupted some services at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Florida.

The airport tweeted early Monday that it was closed due to flash flooding and severe rains. It tweeted at about 6:30 a.m. that flight operations were resuming.

The airport had issued an advisory late Sunday that said more than 150 of its flights were experiencing weather delays and 11 flights had been canceled.

WPTV-TV reports areas around the airport had been hit with about 6 inches of rain since midnight.

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