The fire at Woodbury Common near Exeter this weekend produced a type of cloud that has only recently been recognised by the World Meteorological Organisation.
The cloud type known as cumulus flammagenitus is caused when smoke from a fire helps cloud formation.
The region's main tourist season started in style today with sunshine and warm weather across the board.Read the full story ›
Thursday could be the warmest day of 2017 so far, with temperatures of 22C (72F) forecast, double the average for March.Read the full story ›
Bob Crampton gives his insight on the changeable weather we've been having lately and the unseasonably warm temperatures.Read the full story ›
There's a storm brewing in the West Country newsroom - a fierce debate over whether today is really the first day of spring.
Some of you have agreed that yes, it is - but others are telling us we're 19 days early.
Here's our own weather guru Bob Crampton to shed some light:
The first signs of the changing season are already out in Cornwall - check out this magnolia tree at the Lost Gardens of Heligan.Read the full story ›
Drivers are advised to take extra care on the roads with heavy hail showers predicted in Devon and Cornwall.Read the full story ›
Storm Doris reached the South West this morning. There have been reports of fallen trees and strong winds across the region.Read the full story ›
Fire services were called out to a village in Wiltshire after strong winds made a teepee tent unsafe.
The structure was dismantled under controlled conditions.
16:05 - unstable structure in Chilton Foliat caused by high winds. Canvas removed which made the structure safe https://t.co/6B5mSjm2qU
A teenager has been injured on his way home from school after a tree fell on to him in Bristol.Read the full story ›