WATCH: Carnival Cruise CHAOS after 'ankle-deep' water floods the ship corridors

A Carnival Cruise ship flooded with passengers onboard after a problem with the fire suppression system onboard.

Passenger Marla Haase posted a video of the chaos onboard to her Facebook page, and revealed how they had to sleep on yoga mats for the night.

Whilst no passengers were injured, 100 people were affected by the gushing water.

Many couldn’t enter their rooms and were forced to sleep elsewhere for the night.

Thankfully, crew members cleaned the area within six hours for the following night.

In the video, water can be seen flowing through the walls and ceiling, filling the corridors.

Leaking out of the doors, a man can be seen peering out at the water.

Crew members roll their trousers up as they attempt to clear the corridors.

Using large buckets, they scoop the water whilst smiling at the camera.

The video, which has had over 464,000 views on Facebook, shocked many online users.

One wrote: “That’s scary” when it came to the flooding corridors.

A passenger’s friend said that her “friend [was] on the eighth floor and they were not affected.”

Others praised the staff onboard: “Carnival Cruise lines crew are amazing. There are the hardest workers ever God bless each one of them.

“Amazing they had that all cleaned up in six hours way to go Carnival.”

The cruise liner issued a statement thanking guests and staff for the quick recovery of the situation.

The statement read: “The water main break had no effect on the safe operation of the ship. The safety and security of our guests and crew is our top priority.

“The water line break occurred at 6:00 p.m. and in six hours, our crew had replaced hall and stateroom carpeting, dried out other sections of carpeting that were damp but did not need to be replaced, and restored the 50 staterooms so that all guests could sleep in their beds that evening.

“There were a handful of guests that chose to sleep elsewhere that first night and we moved mattresses to the spa for them.”

“Both our crew and our guests have been amazing during this voyage.”

The cruise liner also gave full refunds to the passengers who were affected, as well as discounts on another cruise.

They offered to fly the guests who were affected home for free if they wanted to leave the voyage early, which two of the 100 affected took advantage of.

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