Tropical Storm ETA turns Florida streets into rivers, Lamborghini spotted as a ‘submarine’

Tropical Storm ETA turns Florida streets into rivers, Lamborghini spotted as a 'submarine'

Lingering Tropical Storm State Drift away from South Florida On Tuesday, the storm caused heavy rain that left one luxurious. luxury Faces the sports car driver Flooded Roads.

the National Tornado NHC said And the It is now located off the west coast Cuba, Fills in a maximum sustained wind of 60 mph as it is slowly drifting southward at 5 mph.

“This is a weak tropical system, that’s the good news,” Fox News’ chief meteorologist said Janice Dean He said in “Fox and Friends. ”

Tropical storm floods in southern Florida, a man in critical condition after driving in the canal

The storm will slowly move northward over the next few days and cause another subsidence somewhere along the Gulf Coast.

Tropical Storm ETA lingers off the western tip of Cuba.
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Eta weakened and turned west. It’s not expected to be a hurricane, but states from Texas to Florida should still watch the path.

Tropical Storm ETA is still bringing torrential rain to parts of South Florida.

Tropical Storm ETA is still bringing torrential rain to parts of South Florida.

“You still have to watch over the next few days as it’s getting very close and potentially making landfall again along the Gulf Coast, anywhere from Texas via the Florida Panhandle, you need to watch this,” Dean said.

Track forecast of Tropical Storm ETA.

Track forecast of Tropical Storm ETA.
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The ongoing storm was still sending rain to parts of southern Florida after it flooded the area on Monday.

Prediction models show that there is still some uncertainty about where ETA might go.

Prediction models show that there is still some uncertainty about where ETA might go.
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Additional 1 to 2 inches of rain is possible throughout the day on Tuesday, bringing the maximum total accumulation of isolated storms up to 20 inches.

The 28th storm caused torrential rains over Miami and densely populated neighborhoods along the coast.

Tropical storm ETA causes landfall in southern Florida

Drivers have struggled to navigate flooded streets in Miami, with motorists reporting dozens of disrupted service calls.

a Lamborghini The driver is seen on Sunday night as the storm made landfall as he rode his luxury sports car across the flooded streets.

“Lamborghini or the submarine?” One man commented After the car is detected on WSVN-TV wading in the water. Waves were seen covering the cover and then surrounding the sides as the yellow car speeded through the flood waters.

The torrential floods caused vehicles to stop and leak into homes and turned residential streets into channels. Images from a Miami-Dade Fire Rescue drone show neighborhoods flooded by the storm.

“I’ve been here for 25 years. I’ve never seen anything like this before in my life” woman in West Fort Lauderdale WSVN-TV said. “Twenty-five years of living in Melrose, and that’s what we’re getting. No help.”

A woman crosses floodwaters in Melrose Place in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Monday, November 9, 2020.

A woman crosses floodwaters in Melrose Place in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Monday, November 9, 2020.
(Joe Cafarita / South Florida Sun Sentinel via AP)

Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantales described the flood as “a 100-year rain event,” in contrast to the torrential tropical rain that is common in South Florida during the summer.

“Once the earth is saturated, there is nowhere the water will go,” Trantales said.

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There was no news of deaths in Florida, but firefighters pulled a person from a car that had entered a canal on Sunday night in Lauderhill, north of Miami. The authorities said that the patient was taken to hospital in critical condition.

A man was in critical condition after driving a canal in Lauderhill, Florida, on Sunday, November 8, 2020.

A man was in critical condition after driving a canal in Lauderhill, Florida, on Sunday, November 8, 2020.
(Lauderhill Fire Department)

“It’s just too bad. In the past 20 years, I’ve never seen anything like this,” Tito Carvallo, who owns a car stereo in Fort Lauderdale, told The Associated Press. He estimated that the water was 3 feet deep in some places.

A billboard placed on the ground after falling from high winds and rain from Tropical Storm ETA, Monday November 9, 2020, in Key Largo, Florida. The storm had reached a top speed of 65 mph Sunday night when it crossed over Florida. Keys.

A billboard placed on the ground after falling from high winds and rain from Tropical Storm ETA, Monday November 9, 2020, in Key Largo, Florida. The storm had reached a top speed of 65 mph Sunday night when it crossed over Florida. Keys.
(AP Photo / Wilfredo Lee)

Officials said torrential rains also damaged one of the state’s largest COVID-19 testing sites, at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami-Dade County.

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The site was expected to close until Wednesday or Thursday.

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said on Twitter that Florida residents should be watching the storm over the coming days.

“While this storm has moved outward, it is still bringing dangerous conditions to the Gulf Coast this weekend,” chirp.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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