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More than 150 calls for help in Cape Coral following record-breaking rain

"Most of the streets at this time are free of flooding but that may change as we receive more rain throughout the day."
SWFL residents share their photos on this rainy Monday afternoon
25th Place and 43rd Terrace in southwest Cape Coral
SW 23 Avenue underwater during Monday afternoon's storm
Posted at 11:27 AM, Jan 16, 2024
and last updated 2024-01-16 12:18:20-05

CAPE CORAL, Fla. — The rainfall we saw Monday lead to more than 150 reports of flooding and disabled vehicles.

That's according to the Cape Coral Police Department.

The agency's reporting 8 - 10 inches of rain on Sunday.

Police say they saw many accidents, too, but no one was injured.

The reminder today from the department: Be Alert.

"Most of the streets at this time are free of flooding but that may change as we receive more rain throughout the day. Do not drive through standing water. The National Weather Service advises this: “Six inches of water will reach the bottom of most passenger cars causing loss of control and possible stalling. A foot of water will float many vehicles. Two feet of rushing water can carry away most vehicles including sport utility vehicles (SUV's) and pick-ups.” - Cape Coral Police Department

You can expect more rainfall on Tuesday. Clickhere for details.

FOX 4's Colton Chavez is your go-to source for the City of Cape Coral. Take a look at the video he posted of the flooding here.