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Teignmouth seafront sealed off after waves smash huge hole

Part of Teignmouth's seafront remains sealed off after a giant hole appeared during the recent storms.

The hole was over 15ft Credit: ITV News

A break in the sea wall allowed tonnes of material to be sucked out from under the promenade.

Emergency repairs are underway Credit: ITV News

The District Council has praised the swift action of the Environment Agency and the contractors who are refilling the affected area with concrete.

Dave Matthews of Teignbridge District Council describes the immense power at the heart of the storm: