An ocean of flooding woe confounded commuters Thursday afternoon as pouring rain inundated city streets and turned an uptown Manhattan subway station into an underground river.

The water was waist-deep at the W. 157th St. subway station in Washington Heights — but that wasn’t enough to deter one woman who became a local Twitter star was she waded through a passage way toward the southbound train platform.

Station workers later confirmed the water was waist-deep when the Twitter video was shot around 4:30 p.m. A pump quickly got the water out, said a worker, and the entrance leading to southbound trains was cleared by 6:15 p.m.

An ocean of flooding woe confounded commuters Thursday afternoon as pouring rain inundated city streets and turned an uptown Manhattan subway station into an underground river.

The water was waist-deep at the W. 157th St. subway station in Washington Heights — but that wasn’t enough to deter one woman who […]

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