4 Sep 2023

Burning Man festival goers trapped in sea of thick mud

Tens of thousands of people are hoping to leave the Burning Man festival in Nevada today, after torrential rains turned the desert into a sea of thick mud.

Festival goers have been trapped for days on the site, with only emergency vehicles allowed on the muddy roads – but by this morning a long convoy of vehicles had built up, ready to brave the epic traffic jams to get out.