Pictures: ‘Biggest’ cliff fall yet on Sidmouth beach

Guy Russell took this shot moments after the latest cliff fall happened.

Guy Russell took this shot moments after the latest cliff fall happened. - Credit: Archant

These pictures shows the moments after another cliff fall on Sidmouth’s east beach, which have been described by one eyewitness as ‘the biggest one yet.’

Claire Lewis and Rob Cox were on the beach when the latest cliff fall happened. Credit: Rob Cox Phot

Claire Lewis and Rob Cox were on the beach when the latest cliff fall happened. Credit: Rob Cox Photography - Credit: Archant

The images taken today by Guy Russell and Rob Cox show a large dust cloud rising from the ground, shortly after 10.40am.

Guy posted his picture to Facebook warning beach goers to be careful while on the seafront and to pay attention to warning signs.

Fellow eyewitness Claire Lewis said the crash sounded like a ‘low roar of a jet engine’ when the cliff crumbled onto the ground.

She said: “I first heard the roar and turned to look behind us to see earth pouring to the ground, it seemed to last for ages, it sounded like the low roar of a jet engine.


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“It’s the first time ever I’ve seen it happen in nearly 40 years of living in Sidmouth, we now live in London but have come for the regatta to visit family.”

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