Miami Underwater! Irma Flooding Sweeps Through Downtown Area

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Miami might have missed the eye of Hurricane Irma, but it's low-lying position left it vulnerable to torrential rain and flooding. Case in point, Brickell Avenue in downtown Miami is now experiencing flooding some are reporting to be at waist high. The area, which is called the "Wall St. of the South" because of it's home to financial institutions has turned into a rushing river with feet-deep water pouring through the streets.

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Check out the video below from Miami's local TV station WSVN. Reports show a crane collapsed as well a roofs being blown off buildings. Miami is currently under a mandatory curfew, so everyone stay safe!