A heavy bout of rain on Monday in Vietnam left many homes and buildings flooded with ankle-high water.
In Ho Chi Minh City, staff at the Trung Vuong Hospital had to wade through flooded corridors and catch eels.
In this video posted by the local Thanh Niên News, nurses are seen catching one of the eels, and shrieking as they manage to put one of them in a plastic bag.
The weather bureau recorded 204mm of rain in two hours on Monday night — more than twice the average for heavy rainfall in Vietnam’s largest city, which hovers between 50-100mm. Read more…