Mother Nature delivered much needed rain on Tuesday. UCSB students tried their best to deal with the downpour.

Photo credits: Stephen Manga, Cameryn Brock

A student browses on her phone nearby Storke Plaza. Cameryn Brock/Daily Nexus

A student browses on her phone outside of the UCen. Cameryn Brock/Daily Nexus

A student walks back to the Santa Cruz residence hall after class. Stephen Manga/Daily Nexus

A student walks back to the Santa Cruz residence hall after class. Stephen Manga/Daily Nexus

A student jogs through the rain outside the San Nicolas residence hall. Stephen Manga/Daily Nexus

A student jogs through the rain outside the San Nicolas residence hall. Stephen Manga/Daily Nexus

The rain puddles on campus were deep, and many students came to class with soaked feet. Stephen Manga/Daily Nexus

The rain puddles on campus were deep, and many students came to class with soaked feet. Stephen Manga/Daily Nexus

A student tries to skateboard through puddles on campus during the downpour on Tuesday. Stephen Manga/Daily Nexus

A student tries to skateboard through puddles on campus during the downpour on Tuesday. Stephen Manga/Daily Nexus

A student forgot to bring an umbrella with her to class, and got soaked as a result. Stephen Manga/Daily Nexus

A student forgot to bring an umbrella with her to class, and got soaked as a result. Stephen Manga/Daily Nexus

Students struggle through the rain outside the De La Guerra dining commons. Stephen Manga/Daily Nexus

Students struggle through the rain outside the De La Guerra dining commons. Stephen Manga/Daily Nexus

Students loiter outside the UCEN after a fire alarm triggered the evacuation of the entire building. Students loiter outside the UCEN after a fire alarm triggered the evacuation of the entire building. Cameryn Brock/Daily Nexus

Students wait outside the UCen after a fire alarm triggered the evacuation of the entire building shortly after noon. Cameryn Brock/Daily Nexus

A maintenance worker wades through the deep puddles while a firetruck passes by the UCEN building. A maintenance worker wades through the deep puddles while a firetruck passes by the UCEN building. Stephen Manga/Daily Nexus

A maintenance worker wades through the deep puddles while a firetruck passes by the UCen. Stephen Manga/Daily Nexus

Students call their friends to let them know that the UCEN has been evacuated. Stephen Manga/Daily Nexus

Students call their friends to let them know that the UCen has been evacuated. Stephen Manga/Daily Nexus

Firefighters arrived at the UCEN several minutes after the fire alarm was triggered. No fire threats were found. Stephen Manga/Daily Nexus

Firefighters arrived at the UCen several minutes after the fire alarm was triggered. No fire threats were found. Stephen Manga/Daily Nexus

A groundskeeper transports fallen palm tree branches outside the residence halls near campus. Stephen Manga/Daily Nexus

A groundskeeper removes fallen palm tree branches outside the residence halls near campus. Stephen Manga/Daily Nexus

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