Miami flooding News

King Tides, Heavy Rain Cause Flooding in Areas Hit by Irma

Heavy rainfall over much of South Florida has led to flooding in areas hit hard by Hurricane Irma. Flooding due to heavy rain and the annual “King tides” is being reported along low-lying streets from Key West to Fort Lauderdale. …

Florida Gov. Scott Facing Rising Seas, Climate Change Politics

When Florida Governor Rick Scott won re-election Nov. 4, he triumphed over both his Democratic challenger and California billionaire Thomas Steyer, who spent $20 million painting him as a climate-change denier. Scott, a 61-year-old Republican who during the campaign deflected …