Burning Man revelers start exodus after flooding left tens of 1000’s stranded in Nevada desert

BLACK ROCK DESERT, Nev. (AP) — Muddy roads flooded by a summer season storm that left tens of 1000’s of partygoers stranded for days on the Burning Man counterculture competition had dried up sufficient by Monday afternoon to permit them to start their exodus from the northern Nevada desert.

Occasion organizers mentioned they began to let visitors move out of the primary street round 2 p.m. native time — at the same time as they continued urging attendees to delay their exit to assist ease visitors on Monday. About two hours after the mass departure started, organizers estimated a wait time of about 5 hours.

Organizers additionally requested attendees to not stroll out of the Black Rock Desert about 110 miles (177 kilometers) north of Reno as others had executed all through the weekend, together with superstar DJ Diplo and comic Chris Rock. They didn’t specify why.