Now is the rainy season here in South Florida. The rain is coming down non stop for the last few days.
Flood watch continues across South Florida. As the rain continues, rising flood waters makes people worry.
When it rains like this right now, people should be very careful while driving. Do not drive or walk through standing water of unknown depth. If your car is close to the ground, be careful because your car might get flooded.
The heavy rain and flooding is common in South Florida during summer. Hurricane season is from June 1st to November 30th. So during this period heavy rain is even expected. Rain and flood is a norm during this rainy season. Everyone has to be ready and prepared.
Even South Florida government is getting ready and prepares when the big rain is expected in the area. According to the article in palmbeachpost.com current heavy rain
“could cause roadways to become impassable,” Miami meteorologist Larry Kelly said Thursday. “If canals and drainage ways become flooded, it could also allow for water to rise high enough to enter some structures, especially in low-lying areas.”
The South Florida Water Management District started preparing for the heavy rainfall over the weekend. On Sunday, it began to lower canal levels so incoming water would have a place to go. Pumps will run 24 hours during the rain event, the district said.”
Everyone should be careful when heavy rain comes to South Florida. Please be very focused when driving during the rain. And please don’t drive or walk through the standing water that you don’t known how deep it is.