Revellers at Glastonbury have endured a wet start to the music festival as they donned raincoats and macs and put up umbrellas in the rain today – one day after dancing around in skimpy outfits in the hot sunshine.
Showers hit the festival in Somerset this morning, with more downpours on the way this afternoon before easing off into the evening – before a risk of heavy rain tomorrow and further showers on Sunday afternoon.
Some showers could also impact the British Summertime festivals at Hyde Park in London featuring Elton John today, the Rolling Stones tomorrow and the Eagles on Sunday – although the Met Office said these will be ‘light’.
Temperatures are expected to remain warm in most areas, sitting in the low 20Cs (low-70Fs) through the weekend for the whole of the UK – but a weather warning is in place for thunderstorms for the North East this afternoon.
Senior Met Office meteorologist Rachel Ayers said that today will bring showers across North and North East England and…