VIRGINIA BEACH -- The effects of Tropical Depression Beryl are being felt in Hampton Roads.
For many, it was just a dreary, rainy day. But for others, it was much more, as their streets were flooded.
Authorities report no significant flooding; however, one viewer sent in a photo from the Church Point neighborhood in Virginia Beach which showed water covering the street and going into front yards. Residents tell 13News rain water is overflowing from a ditch behind their homes.
Justin Keenan couldn't pull out of his driveway Wednesday morning because the water was so high.
'When it was at its worst, it was knee high deep water,' described Keenan. 'A lot of debris and garbage was floating around in the middle of the road.'
Virginia Beach Public Works spokesman Drew Lankford said he'd look into the Church Point drainage problem. Meantime, he says the city has cleaned out many drains and have pump equipment on standby.
'We're certainly prepared and have gotten everything in motion, should the unexpected happen with this tropical storm and it becomes much worse than anyone predicted,' Lankford said.