Miami thunderstorms disrupt tennis tournament, music festival, and flights.

MIAMI During the busy spring break season, severe thunderstorms in South Florida caused departures at Miami International Airport to be delayed. Additionally, a popular electronic music festival was suspended, and matches at a high-profile tennis tournament were affected.

According to the National Airspace System Status, the thunderstorms that raced over South Florida on Friday night caused departures at Miami International Airport to be delayed for many hours on Saturday.

During the spring break season, the airport was seeing record-breaking traffic, with an average of 170,000 passengers passing through each day during this month.

According to a tweet from the airport, "Inclement weather may have an impact on operations on March 23." Please get in touch with your airline if you are going to be traveling so that you can receive the most recent flight updates.

Lightning and heavy winds caused the leaders of the Ultra Music Festival to shut down the music early on Friday night. The festival was held in a park in the downtown area of Miami, and the organizers anticipated that there would be 55,000 spectators over the course of three days.

On Friday evening, the organizers of Ultra Friday sent a message on social media stating that the event would be temporarily shut down for your safety. We ask that you depart the park in a calm manner.

Strong winds and precipitation Additionally, the start of the tennis matches scheduled for the day at the Miami Open was delayed by six hours on Friday, and the remaining matches that were slated to take place early in the evening were canceled due to rain

The weather caused the match schedule to be altered, and as a result, some of the games that were postponed on Friday had to be played on Saturday.

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