Caught on cam: Cliff collapse in New Zealand

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MONTALTO, NEW ZEALAND (NBC NEWS) — A dramatic collapse of a cliff was captured by a local New Zealand resident.

The footage shows the moment part of Klondyke Terrace collapsed into a river Saturday.

It happened after a local state of emergency was declared for the South Canterbury town on New Zealand’s south island following a river flooding after heavy rain.

Local authorities expect further heavy rainfall this weekend and have alerted residents to be ready to evacuate on short notice.


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