PHOTOS: Heavy rain causes flooding in Falmouth
FALMOUTH was badly hit by the weekend's freak downpours.
Storms and heavy rain swept the county on Friday and Saturday, with the town bearing much of the erratic conditions.
Mawnan, to the south of the town, was reportedly sunny, while other areas were left blanketed in dashings of hail.
Part of the town centre saw floods late on in the afternoon, with some claiming a combination of a high tide and "poorly maintained" drains left the streets submerged.
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The Prince of Wales pub was one of the buildings under water.
Bar manager Gail Parks said: "It was quite bad - we were flooded.
"A couple of the customers took off their shoes and socks and helped us out. We got pumped out by the fire brigade.
"There's a lot of damage to the floor, but we're not too bad - we managed to reopen after a few hours after cleaning everything out.
"The drains aren't properly maintained," she added. "It's happened before."
A number of other buildings were also affected, including Ladbrokes and The British Heart Foundation's furniture and electrical shop.
Rob Painter, a warehouse supervisor in the charity store, said he arrived to a very soggy carpet.
"I came in on Saturday and half the floor was flooded. It was soaked," he said.
"The drains were still overflowing on Saturday - there's no where for the water to go, it all just pools at the bottom of the road," he added.
Fortunately the store was reopened at around lunch time after a clear up.
"We have had the dehumidifiers in and shampooed the carpet - none of the stock was damaged," added Mr Painter.
A spokesperson at the town's fire station said the weather was abnormal.
"The bottom of Falmouth had huge amounts of rain," they said. "There was some pretty weird weather that came through."
The photos were sent in to us by John-Paul Arthur.