When D.C. got hit with flash flooding on Tuesday, Metro’s Cleveland Park station turned into a waterfall—and went viral.

Now, Metro has released its own footage of the incident, accompanied by what can only be called a bone-dry description: “The water quickly rose over the curb and into the station. There were no injuries. Red Line service was unaffected; however the station was closed for several hours to dry out and inspect the escalators.” 

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The one-minute-long film covers about 14 real-time minutes. Perhaps most notable is a woman who stood on the stairs for minutes:

And wandered around the flooded station.


If you’re the brave soul standing in this GIF, please contact us: