Burning Man lifts lockdown as thousands of concertgoers begin exodus from Nevada desert

Posted on AllSides September 5th, 2023
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Thousands of attendees of the Burning Man counterculture music festival are beginning to leave the northern Nevada desert after floods left concertgoers stranded for days.

Officials announced that the virtual lockdown was lifted on Monday afternoon local time after a weekend of rain and mud prevented attendees from leaving the concert venue. Storms rolled in, resulting in impassable roads and over a 5-mile hike to leave the area.

Sgt. Nathan Carmichael from the Pershing County Sheriff’s Office said that he didn't believe many people would stay for the festival's customary...

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