A video of a man helping a woman cross a waterlogged road in an inventive way has gone viral. The clip, uploaded to YouTube by Koushal Ram Vv on 22 November, shows a man placing plastic chairs in front of a woman so she does not get her feet wet on the busy road.

While the pair are unidentified, the video has been titled Best Husband Ever. It has since been viewed thousands of times. Cars, bikes and other vehicles can be seen driving on the severely flooded street.

The video description says the pair are in the Indian city of Chennai, which has been battered by torrential rainfall in recent days. There have been reports of flooded beaches, streets homes and shopping malls and it is thought over 150 people have died.