Researchers from Plymouth University have been taking advantage of the bad weather.
They're carrying out a study looking at the effects storms have on our coasts. This weekend they're at Loe Bar beach in Cornwall.
Dr Tim Poate says by measuring how far waves come onto our beaches, they can predict the impact storms will have on coastal communities:
Four homes in Torcross had to be evacuated after storm damage smashed the front of the properties.
ITV West Country viewer Frances Carthew-Davies took these images as the storm lashed Seaton this morning
ITV West Country reporter Bob Cruwys got stuck between two fallen trees as the latest storm hit the region.