Another Devon beach cliff fall is captured on camera
Anita Merritt www.devonlive.com
Another cliff fall at a Devon beach has been captured on camera just weeks after four other separate incidents were reported in the same town.
Yesterday (July 17) some more of the notorious crumbling cliffs tumbled down causing huge plumes of red dust and a “deafening” noise.
The aftermath of the cliff fall at Sidmouth was captured by Brad Palmer during a visit to the seaside town.
He recalled: “I was walking in that direction and saw the whole thing. A large side of of the cliff face just dropped.
“The sound was deafening. People behind us and in front all looked over to see what it was.
The aftermath of the Sidmouth beach cliff fall (Image: Brad Palmer)
“The aftermath was just a huge dust cloud which lasted about five minutes leaving a mound of mud and clay on the beach, which is accompanied by a previous rock fall in the background.”
Last month, Devon Live reported how a cliff fall had been witnessed for the fourth time over the past three weeks. It occurred on June 10, just two days after the most recent landslide in Sidmouth, which prompted a warning from Beer Coastguard team.
In May of last year there were three cliff falls which all took place within 24 hours in Sidmouth.