A number of homes have been evacuated after Police were called to investigate a suspicious device found in the back garden of a house in Torquay.
People were told to stay away from the Falloway Close area around lunchtime today, and a bomb disposal team was called.
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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.