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Risk of Landslide Closes Coastal Path on Portland


5:10pm 9th January 2013

Fears of a landslide on Portland have closed a section of coastal path between Tout and Blacknoor.

The County Council has reported "substantial landslide movement" in the area after heavy and persistent rain has battered the area the past few weeks.

There have been reports of rocks falling on slopes below the bridge north of Blacknor.

Dorset County Council issued a landslide wanring to people walking near the coast and along beaches last week.

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