Over the next few days the storm will slowly move north and make another landfall somewhere along the Gulf Coast.
Eta weakened and its track shifted to the west. It is not expected to be a hurricane, but states from Texas to Florida will still have to monitor the trajectory.
“In the next few days it’s going to be very close and there’s a chance of another landslide somewhere along the Gulf Coast, from Texas through the Florida panhandle, you have to see it,” Dean said.
A long-running hurricane is sending rain in some parts of South Florida on Monday.
An additional 1 to 2 inches of rain is expected throughout the day on Tuesday, with the maximum storm accumulating up to a total of 20 inches.
Hurricane 28 named Miami and other densely populated neighborhoods along the coast.
Drivers struggled to make their way around flooded streets in Miami, with dozens of stranded motorists reporting service calls.
జ Lamborghini On Sunday night the storm swept the luxury sports car through the flooded streets with luxury.
“Lamborghini or submarine?” One person commented After detecting the vehicle on the WSVN-TV passes through the water. As the yellow vehicle passed through the floodwaters the waves covered the hood and then swirled to the sides.
Extensive flooding stopped vehicles, entered homes and turned residential streets into sewers. Photos from the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Drone showed neighborhoods due to the storm.
“I have been here for 25 years. I had never seen a woman in West Fort Lauderdale before in my life Told WSVN-TV. “Having lived in Melrose for twenty-five years, this is what we get. No help. ”
Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis called the summer a “100-year rainy event” unlike the typical tropical rains in South Florida.
“If the land is saturated, there is really no place for water to go,” Trantalis said.
There were no casualties in Florida, but firefighters pulled a car into a ditch Sunday night in Lauderhill, north of Miami. The patient was admitted to the hospital in critical condition, officials said.
“It’s very bad. I ‘ve never seen anything like it in the last 20 years,” Tito Carvalho, who owns a car stereo business in Fort Lauderdale, told the Associated Press. He estimated the water was 3 feet deep in some places.
Heavy rain also damaged one of the largest COVID-19 test sites in the state at Miami-Dade County’s Hard Rock Stadium, officials said.
The site is expected to be closed until Wednesday or Thursday.
Florida government spokesman Ron Desantis said on Twitter that Floridians should monitor the storm in the coming days.
“Even though the storm has turned offshore, it will bring dangerous conditions to the Gulf coast later this week.” He tweeted.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.