Puzzles/Lateral puzzles/5

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Puzzles | Lateral puzzles | 5

A man is hanging from the ceiling, which is 5 metres above floor level. He has hanged himself however there is no chair and there is no other furniture that he could have used to push himself up. The walls are all smooth and there is no way he could have used them to climb up. However, the floor is flooded. How did he hang himself?