Moment huge section of cliff falls in east Devon
A "substantial" rock fall in Devon has prompted a warning for people to stay away from the beach and cliff in Budleigh Salterton.
The moment a large section of rock separated from the cliff and plunged onto the beach below was caught on camera.
East Devon District Council has since issued a warning for people to stay away from the area.
'Very large cracks have appeared'
The authority said the "substantial fall" happened at around 2pm yesterday (December 6) and warned there is a "significant risk" of further rock fall.
"We have already inspected the top of the cliff, and once the storm has passed we will be sending engineers to inspect the area further," a spokesperson said.
"There is a significant risk of further rock fall as there are some very large cracks that have appeared. We would like to warn residents to please stay clear of the cliffs."
The council said cliff falls are a natural and unpredictable occurrence along the east Devon coastline.
"We recommend that people enjoy East Devon cliffs from a distance and do not climb or sit directly beneath them," it added.