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The Dorset coastline is notorious for landslips. Today's landslip occurred two weeks after a month's worth of rain fell in West Dorset in just 24 hours. At the time, police in nearby Lyme Regis warned people to stay away from the foot of cliffs because they feared a landslide would occur.
Our reporter Jeff Welch has been finding out what causes tonnes of rock to come crashing down without a moments notice.
Emotional tributes have been paid to 22-year-old Charlotte Blackman described as a ‘lively, fun-loving woman’.
Emergency workers searching for a young woman reported missing following a landslide at a beach in Dorset have discovered a body.
A report of a person trapped in a landslip near a Dorset holiday park has this afternoon sparked a major operation by emergency services.