Two confirmed tornadoes touchdown in Fort Lauderdale

Posted at 7:59 AM, Apr 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-11 07:59:28-04

BROWARD COUNTY, Fla.-- A confirmed tornado caused havoc at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

The National Weather Service confirms a tornado touched down there on Tuesday afternoon. The airport says one of its runways was shut down for about two-and-a-half hours so crews could remove debris. Hundreds of flights were either delayed or canceled.

The bad weather also caused a tree to topple onto a home in Fort Lauderdale. No injuries were reported. The national weather service also confirmed a second tornado in Downtown Fort Lauderdale.