Man catches fish with bare hands in his flooded house

News 28/08/2017

When their house flooded after Hurricane Harvey, the Saldaña family didn't expect visitors.

But when they waded into their flooded living room, they saw a shadow lurking beneath the water.

After a couple of attempts, Viviana Saldaña's father pounced on the fish and caught it with his bare hands.

Viviana shared the videos on Twitter, followed by photos showing this is certainly not her father's first catch:

Houston residents are dealing with catastrophic flooding after Hurricane Harvey  the fiercest hurricane to strike the US in more than a decade.

Several deaths have been reported and the National Guard has been deployed to aid rescue efforts after the greater Houston and Galveston area took on over 61cm of rain over 24 hours.