Houston, Texas, suffered catastrophic flooding over the weekend. Hurricane Harvey isn't done wreaking havoc in the the city quite yet, because more flooding is expected this week. But on Sunday afternoon, one Houston man whose home was partially underwater brought some much-needed positivity to the devastating situation.
Saul Saldana's fishing adventure was captured by his daughter, Viviana, who uploaded the video to her Facebook page early Sunday morning.
"Why go out looking for food when the food is coming to our living room?" Saldana wrote in the caption for the video, which showed her father diving into the murky waters on the second floor of their two story home. After several narrowly-missed attempts at catching the fish darting around in the water, Saul finally made his catch as his family members watched.
Saldana said in an interview with Circa that water began entering their home late Saturday night and the flooding continued into Sunday.
"It started with only water coming in through the garage to then coming in though any opening," she said. "We were staying on the second floor and thankfully the water had not gotten any higher than knee deep," she said.
She told the website that her dad was trying to make the best out of a scary situation.
FEMA Administrator Brock Long said Harvey is one of the most destructive storms to occur in Texas. "This is a landmark event for Texas," he said, according to CNN. "Texas has never seen an event like this."
By the end of the week, total rainfall could reach over 4 feet, with isolated downfalls of more than 40 to 50 inches. The average amount of rainfall for an entire year in Houston is 50 inches.
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