Photos: Manhattan Flooding

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Erik Hydeman, freshman studying construction science and management, uses a board and 'surfs' down a hill west of the Derby Residence Hall Complex on May 4, 2015. Along with Noah Kaifes, freshman studying marketing, the two made the most of the flash floods by sliding down hills and swimming in the campus creek. (Evert Nelson | The Collegian)

Heavy rain caused flash flooding throughout Manhattan on Monday afternoon. Many students took the opportunity to play in the rain. Some streets were flooded and closed off by police.

Photos by Collegian photographers Evert Nelson, Parker Robb, Caitlyn Massy, Allison Evans and George Walker. To see full size photos and purchase prints, click here.

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A car makes it way through Mid Campus Drive as rain continued to pour on May 4, 2015. (Evert Nelson | The Collegian)
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Hongwang Wang, research associate, smiles as he walks down Mid Campus Drive on May 4, 2015. Rainstorms caused flashfloods on campus and made commuting more difficult. (Photo by Evert Nelson | The Collegian)
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Erik Hydeman, freshman studying construction science and management, uses a board and 'surfs' down a hill west of the Derby Residence Hall Complex on May 4, 2015. Along with Noah Kaifes, freshman studying marketing, the two made the most of the flash floods by sliding down hills and swimming in the campus creek. (Evert Nelson | The Collegian)
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Water gurgles and spouts up through a drain like a geyser on the second floor of the K-State Student Union parking garage May 4, 2015. (Parker Robb | The Collegian)
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Jake Summers, freshman in open option, reacts to the cold water of the flooded creek in the Quinlan Nature Area on May 4, 2015. (Caitlyn Massy | The Collegian)
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Ally Dewees, freshman studying pre-nursing, splashes in puddles caused by the rain on May 4, 2015. (Caitlyn Massy | The Collegian)
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Two students argue with a police officer in charge of keeping students out of the flooded creek in Quinlan Nature Area on May 4, 2015. (Caitlyn Massy | The Collegian)
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A Manhattan resident made the best of the flood conditions May 4, 2015 after heavy rain caused many streets in the area to overflow. (Allison Evans | The Collegian)
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A few centimeters of water fill the floor of a studio clasroom in Seaton Hall on May 4, 2015 after heavy rain. (George Walker | The Collegian)
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Chris Slattery, a K-State custodial specialist, works to clean up water in the basement of Seaton Hall on May 4, 2015. (George Walker | The Collegian)
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(Left to right) Miranda Dodson, freshman in electrical engineering; Alex Shaw, freshman in Mechanical Engineering, and Maggie Murphy, freshman in elementary education take a selfie in the flooded field next to Bosco Plaza after the heavy rains on May 4, 2015. (George Walker | The Collegian)
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North Manhattan Avenue was one of many roads closed in Manhattan after heavy flooding on May 4, 2015. (George Walker | The Collegian)
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Water flows through a storm sewer as a car is towed away from the closed Manhattan Ave. on May 4, 2015 after heavy rains flash flooded Manhattan. (George Walker | The Collegian)
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A car manuevers around an abandoned car on North Third Street on May 4, 2015. The white car was abandoned after almost being completely submerged in water, but became visible again after the rain died down. (George Walker | The Collegian)
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