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Walker Ashley Cooper sent in this picture of the sea wall at Totland Bay on the Isle of Wight. It follows warnings about the state of the coastal path in Dorset. The walker is urging people on the island not go near the Totland area because of the dangers.
A walker on the Isle of Wight has reported a landslide between between Totland and Colwell Bays. The walker says that the sea wall is breaking up and you cannot pass through the area. More later.
More than 70 miles of Dorset coast are covered by the warning from the British Geological Survey. Recent heavy rain has led to fears of landslides or rockfalls. More rain is forecast for this afternoon.
The South West Coast Path begins at Poole Harbour and covers 71 miles of beautiful coastline including Lulworth Cove.
The British Geological Survey has issued a landslide and rockfall warning for South West England, which includes Dorset. There are concerns about the stability of cliff edges and sides affecting the South West Coast Path after the recent heavy rain. More rain is forecast for this afternoon.
The Environment Agency and the Met Office are issuing bulletins about this afternoon's weather - Dorset will bear the brunt of the downpour. The British Geological Society is sending information about the coastal path to the Met Office Hazard Warning Centre in Exeter.
The South West Coast Path runs from Minehead in Somerset to the shores o Poole Harbour.