Workers are installing emergency dams along the Great Western Canal after thousands of tonnes of water leaked into neighbouring fields. ITV West Country has a full report on why the embankment of the canal collapsed near Tiverton.
More heavy rain and strong gusts will sweep across Britain this weekend, with further floods expected in the UK.
ITV News viewers have been emailing photographs of flooding in their area over the last few days.
Torrential rain expected in South West England, South Wales and South West Scotland.