The barge has now been towed back to the canal basin. It was taking on water quite quickly so it was dragged onto a slipway to stop it sinking any further where the holes were discovered.
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A yellow warning for strong winds is in place with gusts of 50 to 60 mph expected. Rail services and some flights are affected