It seems humans aren't the only ones who struggle to cope with bad weather.
At least not in Los Angeles, where footage has emerged of a wheelie bin rolling down a flooded street, in an apparent escape attempt.
Artist Brad Walsh captured the phenomenon from a car, with his fellow passengers stunned by the bin's deftness in navigating the rising water.
Comments such as "It just turned left!", "She handles well, look at her," and "Someone is definitely driving," are all heard from the surprised observers.
The severe weather is partly welcomed after four years of drought in California, yet flooded roads and mudslides have damaged several vehicles in the region.
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