MIAMI (AP) — Severe thunderstorms in South Florida delayed departures on the Miami International Airport in the course of the busy spring break…

MIAMI (AP) — Severe thunderstorms in South Florida delayed departures on the Miami International Airport in the course of the busy spring break season, suspended a well-liked digital music competition and disrupted matches at a high-profile tennis match.

The thunderstorms that swept into South Florida Friday night time delayed departures at Miami International for hours Saturday, in response to the National Airspace System Status. The airport was experiencing document spring break site visitors this season, averaging 170,000 passengers every day this month.

“Inclement climate could affect operations on March 23,” the airport tweeted. “If you’re touring, please get in contact together with your airline for the newest flight updates.”

At the Ultra Music Festival in a downtown Miami park, the place 55,000 attendees have been anticipated over three days, organizers shut down the music early Friday night time due to lightning and powerful winds.

“For your security, Ultra Friday is quickly shutting down,” organizers posted on social media Friday night time. “Please calmly depart the park now.”

Rain and powerful winds Friday additionally delayed the beginning of the day’s tennis video games on the Miami Open by six hours after which washed out the remainder of the scheduled play early within the night. The climate disrupted the match schedule, forcing a few of Friday’s postponed video games to be performed Saturday.

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