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Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport Gets Stranded By Floods, in Photos

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Heavy rains flooded the roads around Moscow's largest airport Sheremetyevo on Friday, with the floods reaching knee-high depths and blocking cars from bringing passengers to and from its terminals.

The airport advised its passengers to avoid traveling by car and to instead use alternate routes like the Aeroexpress train from central Moscow. However, people living in surrounding suburbs still needed to find a way to get to work.

Videos and photos posted to social media show cars nearly submerged underwater, travelers wading through the flood with no shoes and people crowded in the backs of trucks to reach their final destinations.

Here's a look at the chaos that ensued for stranded travelers:

Watch this video the next time you want to complain about your morning commute.

An unfortunate way to find out your car is not amphibious.

Even flight attendants and pilots had no choice but to wade through the floods barefoot.

We don't want to know how many traffic violations are happening here.

A city bus gets flooded after attempting to drive through the waters.

Watch out for potholes.

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