Heavy rain hit San Diego, California. One of the city’s residents was not afraid of seeing a flooded street in the Ocean Beach district. He decided to overcome the flood waters on a SUP board.
Heavy rainfall hit San Diego, California earlier this week. The streets in this city of over a million inhabitants turned into raging torrents. About 130 liters of rain fell there per square meter. As Reuters writes, this is the heaviest rainfall ever recorded in this city in January.
He was floating on the street on a SUP board
One San Diego resident was not afraid of seeing a flooded street in the Ocean Beach district. He decided to overcome the flood waters on a SUP board. The video below shows the man kneeling on the board and paddling. Flooded cars can be seen in the background.
State of emergency
Todd Gloria, the mayor of San Diego, declared a state of emergency in the city on Monday. He urged residents to stay at home and not travel on flooded roads.
Main photo source: @lens_salt via Instagram, Reuters