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Parklife revellers make the most of dry weather and 77F temperatures at Manchester festival

Parklife revellers don their bikinis and clubbing gear as 80,000 make the most of dry weather and 77F temperatures at Manchester festival

  • Temperatures will peak at around 77F (25C) today, with bright sunny spells expected in most of the country 
  • Festival goers flocked to Manchester as Dave and Megan Thee Stallion take to the stage later this afternoon
  • Tomorrow will be slightly cooler at 72F (22C), although still around above average for this time of year 

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Revellers are enjoying the dry weather this weekend at Parklife Festival before another spell of rain set to hit the country again next week.  

Temperatures will peak at around 77F (25C) today, with bright sunny spells expected in most of the country, according to Met Office forecasters. 

More than 80,000 festival goers in hotpants and bucket hats flocked to Manchester to dance in the sun as Dave and Megan Thee Stallion take to the stage later this afternoon.

Tomorrow will be slightly cooler at 72F (22C), although still around average or above average for this time of year, before rainier spells later in the week. 

Revellers are enjoying the dry weather this weekend at Parklife Festival before it gets rainier next week across England

Girls in their festival attire walk to the stage at Parklife Festival in Heston Park, Manchester, today in the sunshine

Girls in their festival attire walk to the stage at Parklife Festival in Heston Park, Manchester, today in the sunshine

A young woman drinks from the bottle at Parlife Festival in Heston Park, Manchester

Revellers at Parklife Festival in Heston Park, Manchester, let loose as they dust off their summer wardobe in the 77F (25C) heat today

Revellers at Parklife Festival in Heston Park, Manchester, let loose as they dust off their summer wardobe in the 77F (25C) heat today

Parklife revellers make the most of dry weather and 77F temperatures at Manchester festival

Despite the dry weather over most of the country, the Met Office has issued a flood alert in Porlock Weir, Somerset, today.

Greg Dewhurst, a meteorologist at the Met Office, told MailOnline: ‘After what was quite a warm start to the month, things will start to feel fresher over the weekend.

‘The rest of today is largely dry with sunny spells with the exception of western areas of the country. 

‘Tomorrow will feel slightly fresher with maximum temperatures of around 22 — around or slightly above average for this time of year. 

‘It will be a mixed bag on Monday and Tuesday before the weather becomes more unsettled later in the week.’ 

Performances started at 11am this morning with other headliners including Discoluser, Skepta, Jamie XX, Eric Prydz, Aj Tracey and Carl Cox

Performances started at 11am this morning with other headliners including Discoluser, Skepta, Jamie XX, Eric Prydz, Aj Tracey and Carl Cox

The festival goers descended on Heaton Park in Manchester this morning, ready for two days of raving in the dry weather

Festival goers attending the 2021 Parklife festival held at Heston Park in Manchester

The festival goers descended on Heaton Park in Manchester this morning, ready for two days of raving in the dry weather

Groups of festival goers walk past police officers on the way to Parklife Festiva in Hesto Park, Manchester, today

Groups of festival goers walk past police officers on the way to Parklife Festiva in Hesto Park, Manchester, today

Facemasks are not compulsory inside the festival but revellers are required to provide proof of either a negative lateral flow test, full vaccination or natural immunity before they are allowed in

Festival goers attending the 2021 Parklife festival held at Heston Park in Manchester

Facemasks are not compulsory inside the festival but revellers are required to provide proof of either a negative lateral flow test, full vaccination or natural immunity before they are allowed in

Tomorrow will be slightly cooler at 72F (22C), although still around average or above average for this time of year, before rainier spells later in the week. Pictured: Eynsham Morris dancers laugh during the dry weather in Swanage, England, today

Tomorrow will be slightly cooler at 72F (22C), although still around average or above average for this time of year, before rainier spells later in the week. Pictured: Eynsham Morris dancers laugh during the dry weather in Swanage, England, today

Despite the dry weather over most of the country, the Met Office has issued a flood alert in Porlock Weir, Somerset, today. Pictured: Blue skies in Ballard Down, Swanage, Dorset, today

Despite the dry weather over most of the country, the Met Office has issued a flood alert in Porlock Weir, Somerset, today. Pictured: Blue skies in Ballard Down, Swanage, Dorset, today

The festival goers descended on Heaton Park this morning, ready for two days of raving in the dry weather.

Performances started at 11am this morning with other headliners including Discoluser, Skepta, Jamie XX, Eric Prydz, Aj Tracey and Carl Cox.

Facemasks are not compulsory inside the festival but revellers are required to provide proof of either a negative lateral flow test, full vaccination or natural immunity before they are allowed in.

The organisers have also introduced a new cashless system to reduce the contact time between festival-goers and staff and speed up the queues.

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