Camp Bestival shuts down as rain and strong winds break heatwave

Photo of Camp Bestival shuts down as rain and strong winds break heatwave
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Belfast gets a month’s rain in hours as mercury falls across much of UK, albeit temporarily

The UK’s heatwave has been abruptly interrupted by heavy rains and strong gusting winds, with the music festival Camp Bestival forced to shut down because of the bad weather.

With a dramatic drop in temperatures and stormy conditions across much of the country, the festival closed down its main stages because of safety concerns. In a statement posted on social media organisers said that they were “utterly devastated and heartbroken” by the situation.

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