Broken pipes see fountain of boiling water spurt out of road in Moscow

Bizarre footage shows a stream of boiling water bursting out from the middle of a road in Moscow, Russia.

The hot water is seen erupting out from the ground as cars pass by. According to Russian media, the height of 'fountain' reached the same height as the fourth floor of nearby buildings.

Authorities also claimed that the reason behind this incident was broken pipes, which were damaged during the technical preparation for the cold season.

This footage was filmed on August 13.