VIDEO: Waterfall created by floods at Blisworth tunnel in Northamptonshire

A footpath over a canal bridge in Northamptonshire was completely washed away yesterday following hours of heavy rain.

Alan Andrews captured the footage at the north portal of Blisworth tunnel on Wednesday morning where a waterfall was created as a result of the flooding in the area.

Blisworth tunnel

Blisworth tunnel

The fast running water completely washed away the footpath over the top of the bridge as it cascaded down into the canal below.

A severe weather warning was put in place across Northamptonshire yesterday as heavy rain fell overnight and throughout the day.