– Neil Babbage, Eyewitness
It was subsiding right there and it was very difficult to hold the camera still. I was shaking but this was so spectacular that I just had to get it onto camera. It was breathtaking because we didn't know what was going to happen next, how much of the bank was going to be washed away. Everthing just gushed, crumbling away in front of us and it was quite scary.
Part of the Great Western Canal near Tiverton has collapsed because of the huge volume of rainwater