Highways Agency workers are assessing damage to Failand Lane, Portbury after a landslide. Soil, trees and rocks were brought down in a series of slips caused by heavy rain.
Specialist rescue teams were brought in to help fire crews check that no one had been trapped underneath.
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Only handful of beaches have RNLI lifeguard cover during school holidays - the Maritime and Coastguard Agency warns.
Our Devon correspondent Seth Conway has been talking to a family who say without the hospitals, their children may not have survived.
It's going to be a windy one tonight and into the weekend - it could even touch gale force along the south coast.