Tropical Depression (singular: TD) It was early Sunday morning when the first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season formed in the Gulf of Mexico. Alex is now moving in a track that would bring it onshore in southern Florida with severe winds and rainfall.
At five in the morning, the National Hurricane Center issued a warning stating that Alex was located approximately 270 miles (435 kilometers) northeast of Fort Pierce, Flori and that it had sustained winds of 50 miles per hour (80 kilometers per hour).
On Saturday, South Florida experienced a significant amount of rain in addition to high winds, which caused the roads in certain parts to begin to flood. As a substantial number of vehicles became stalled on the flooded roadways in Miami, city officials issued warnings to motorists about the status of traffic and asked them to proceed with caution.
“At this very moment, you find yourself in a precarious and perhaps potentially lethal situation. It is highly recommended that you postpone any travel plans while these conditions are still in effect. It might be wise to hold off for the time being. People were urged to “turn around, don’t drown” in a message that was distributed by the mayor of Miami.
Tow trucks provided by the city removed automobiles that had become immobile as a result of the flooding that occurred on the highways.
Flooding is becoming an increasingly prevalent problem in the region as a result of climate change, according to Dan Gelber, the Mayor of Miami Beach, who noted that the storm provided a challenge to the city’s recently installed drainage pump system.
According to Gelber, even if it was difficult in certain locations, we were nevertheless able to successfully remove the water from the area as a whole in a relatively short amount of time. The water level has greatly fallen, even though a key route in the city was forced to be blocked due to floods earlier today.
At the time that it made landfall on the Pacific Coast of Mexico earlier this week, the storm was still being referred to as Hurricane Agatha, and it was responsible for the deaths of at least 11 people in addition to the disappearances of another 20 individuals. When making its way from the Gulf of Mexico into the Atlantic Ocean, the storm was given a new name after it was given the honor of being renamed.
Bermuda has been given a watch for a tropical storm at this time.
According to the government of Cuba, the storm was responsible for causing damage to several homes in Havana as well as disrupting the provision of electricity in a number of the city’s neighborhoods. Even though the system that brought the rain was moving away from the island, it continued to rain heavily throughout the day on Saturday. This was even though the system had already moved on. During this weekend, the Mayor of Miami-Dade County, Daniella Levine Cava, stated that all of the local government services, including bus routes and train lines, will continue to operate as usual. The canal