A tornado-like funnel cloud was spotted spinning over the Bristol Channel near Portishead at the weekend.
Severe thunderstorms are forecast for North Somerset for the next five days.
A wildlife charity is calling for volunteers to record mammal sightings in their gardens in conservation efforts.
North Somerset will be hit by heavy rain and strong winds this weekend.
The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for ice in North Somerset overnight.
Highways England has warned of extremely treacherous travel conditions across North Somerset as a result of Storm Dennis.
Weather warnings for wind and rain are in place as Storm Dennis looks set to batter North Somerset this weekend.
A yellow weather warning for wind has been issued for North Somerset this weekend.
A yellow weather warning has been issued in North Somerset due to fog.