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Wellies or flip flops for Glastonbury?

What does the weather have in store for Glastonbury?

Today sees the start of the 33rd Glastonbury Festival. More than 135,000 music fans will visit Worthy Farm in Pilton to see some of the world's top music acts.

At this time of year, it is wise to be prepared for a variety of weather, as conditions can change quite rapidly. Meteorologist, Charles Powell said "Although conditions are looking changeable, we should have a good deal of dry weather during the festival. Friday could see a few showers, some of which could be on the heavy side, with Saturday dry, bright and warm before some persistent rain comes in for the last day on Sunday".

The first few days of the festival are looking fairly quiet weather-wise. Wednesday and Thursday should be largely dry and warm with some bright or sunny spells.

There has been some speculation about Ex-Tropical Storm Bill heading our way. The remnants of the storm will affect the UK's weather on Friday, but is not expected to bring anything out of the ordinary for this time of year. Breezy and wet conditions are expected for northern parts of the country, while further south, including Glastonbury and the Goodwood Festival of Speed, some showers are likely especially through the afternoon.

Into the weekend, Saturday is expected to be another dry and bright day, before some persistent rain comes in from the west for Sunday.

Find out more about the festival and watch the video on our Glastonbury Festival, and for the very latest weather forecast and the most up to date information, visit our Seven day forecast.

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