Miami, Dec. 25 — Despite the fact that winter storm Elliott, which brought land to the United States in the midst of the Christmas holidays, this Sunday, major airports in Florida continue to cancel during the weekend, although the “Sunshine State “The temperature has started to drop. continue to be abnormally low.
The Flightaware website, which provides real-time air information, highlighted that one of Florida’s most important airports, the city of Orlando, recorded a total of 45 canceled flights in that airspace so far this Sunday. Which represents 8% of them. expected.
Tampa Airport, one of Florida’s most important cities on the state’s west coast, has already recorded 20 cancellations of flights to that destination, 8% of those scheduled in Orlando.
One in Fort Lauderdale, about 40 kilometers north of Miami, had to cancel 20 flights that were scheduled for it, 7% of them scheduled for today, Sunday, Christmas Day.
At the Miami city airport on Florida’s southeastern tip, which typically experiences warmer weather than the rest of the state, nine flights were canceled, just 1% of those scheduled for this Sunday.
The city of Miami, which receives visitors from all over the United States during Christmas as it allows you to enjoy warm temperatures even in the usually harsh winter months invites you to visit its beaches, day Early in 2015, a low of 45 °F (7 °C) was recorded, well below the eternal heat of the “Sunshine State”.
With overnight temperatures forecast to drop below 30 degrees Fahrenheit (0 Celsius) in counties such as Pinellas, Pasco and Hillsboro, officials decided to keep shelters open over the holiday weekend.
Florida officials told the population not to unwisely collect frozen iguanas to take them home for the purpose of reviving them, noting that this could pose a danger.
The US National Weather Service, the National Weather Service (NWS), has predicted for the United States as a whole this Christmas Sunday that the Arctic Front “slowly moves eastward while weakening”, with still low temperatures and Some snow is falling.