Russian commuters wade through flooded station in Moscow

Heavy rain hit Moscow causing severe flooding at a metro station and making it difficult for commuters to reach work without getting wet.

Footage shows people slowly walking on a plank over the flood as others wait on the stairs at the entrance of Fili station on May 15.

Hazardous weather conditions are disrupting the traffic at the Russian capital and authorities have advised residents to stay home.

The bad weather is expected to continue with heavy downpours forecasted for the next days.