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Glastonbury: Thunderstorm views and heavy rainfall for festival | News

Written by Javed Iqbal

Glastonbury festival goers “may have to seek refuge if they can” with thunderstorms expected to sweep across most of southern England, the Met Office has warned.

The warm weather is set to end today with thunder and lightning views of southern England, East Anglia, the Midlands and eastern Wales. Met Office issued a yellow warning from kl. 10am to midnight with storms expected to break out in the afternoon and early evening.

Meteorologists predict strong winds, heavy rainfall and hail, with some places with up to 60 mm of rain in a few hours, creating a small chance of flooding.

Festival goers were warned to pack for an eventuality with rainy views over the weekend along with today's yellow warning from the Met Office for thunderstorms

Festival goers were warned to pack for an eventuality with rainy views over the weekend along with today’s yellow warning from the Met Office for thunderstorms

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“If you got a downpour, it’s likely to be strong and from blowing winds that are potentially bound in and the threat of lightning strikes

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