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.
More top news
A man who was found with a pipe bomb in his hand luggage at Manchester Airport is due to be sentenced later.
Demands for the government to deliver a fair deal on transport for the north of England will be made by political and business leaders.
NSPCC dealt with 2,228 reports following calls or emails in 2016/2017, the highest number the charity has handled from the region.