Man rides swan raft down street in flash flood

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (NBC/KMIR) — You can file this one under the “Don’t try this at home” category.

A neighbor took advantage of flash flooding when he rode an inflatable swan raft down his Rancho Mirage, Calif., street.

An area of low pressure brought heavy rainfall that produced flash flooding in the Coachella Valley and Apple and Lucerne Valley areas this weekend.

There was a flash flood watch in effect for the Coachella Valley through Sunday evening. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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