The L.A. River looked terrifying recently

On a typical afternoon, the L.A. River looks like its bleak Terminator 2 depiction: a dry concrete channel with nothing more than a trickle of water down the center (no bulletproof cyborgs, though). But with just a little bit of rain the river begins to look like, well, a river. 

Take a look at some of the instagram photos here

Chris AlexakisL.A. River, water