After weeks of extreme weather, the tourism industry in the south west was basking in some rare sunshine for the start of the schools' half term holiday.
Everyone involved is anxious to promote the message that the region is very much open for business.
John Andrews reports.
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.