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Bad weather leads to more canceled, delayed flights at FLL and MIA, leaving hundreds stranded – WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports

FORT LAUDERDALE-HOLLYWOOD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, FLA. (WSVN) – Severe weather led to more canceled and delayed flights at South Florida airports for a 3rd day in a row.

As of Sunday, the anticipated variety of cancellations getting in and out of Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport is 81, whereas the anticipated variety of delays getting in and out are 68.

A spokesperson for FLL issued an announcement concerning the airways’ cancellations. It reads partly, “Please note that these flight impacts are due to a combination of factors including airline operational issues and bad weather nationally.”

The cancellations and delays are due to weather making its manner throughout the state.

On Thursday, a lethal twister ripped via the Florida Panhandle, killing at least two folks. The tornado destroyed houses and knocked out energy for tens of thousand of individuals within the South and Midwest.

At Miami International Airport. Friday evening, a 7News viewer shot cellphone video exhibiting hundreds of passengers ready to rebook their tickets, after 17 flights had been canceled.

As of Sunday, 36 arriving flights and 11 departing flights at MIA had been additionally canceled due to weather.

Southwest Airlines additionally issued an announcement saying, “We have all hands on deck to get delayed customers and their bags onto available flights and we’re sharing additional guidance and wide flexibility to self-serve travel changes.”

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