Ken Goodwin Reports after the hottest day of the year so far in many parts of our region, and even warmer here than in some of Europe's hotspots.
After one of the wettest April's on record, among those celebrating the sun's arrival is the region's tourism industry.
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Hengrove Leisure Centre in the south of the city was evacuated earlier today.
There will be a few showers around, but compared to the last few days the weather is looking calmer and not as cold for the next few days.
The police investigation into a firebomb attack on Exeter synagogue has been praised at the World Class Policing Awards in London.