This video, from viewer Lauren Roberts, shows the moment the Trent Mersey Canal burst its banks at Dutton, near Rochdale.
The collapse of the banks prompted the rescue of thousands of fish from the area by charity The Canal and River Trust.
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Showers dying away overnight. Chilly start but mainly dry on Friday.
A restaurant is facing a backlash after a diner was seemingly sworn at by the company when she posted a complaint on their Facebook page.
High pressure builds into the weekend. There will be variable amounts of cloud, and not especially warm, but a dry few days in store