Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters See our Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email Two Burton rockers are determined not to let the rainy weather ruin their big weekend at the Download Festival. Advertisement Meanwhile, East Midlands trains apologised to customers after passengers became stranded following a landslide near Corby. Organisers have said that That's a wrap folks! Meanwhile, Download Festival recently announced t. Download Festival is traditionally cursed when it comes to the weather - and 2019 may well be no different. August temperatures will be above average overall and hot in the southeast, but closer to average in the far northwest. Picture: Saturday 15 June Main Stage Slipknot 9.
The Leicestershire festival - which takes place from 14-16 June - offers three days of music, activities and performances from across the world of entertainment and has extended its capacity to 111,000 music fans. The Download Festival 2018 stage with the Download Dog. The arena will open at the following times: Friday — 12. Def Leppard playing live in 2018. Saturday June 15: Sunny intervals in the morning before periods of light rain in the afternoon and temperatures hovering around 17°. Today: Any patchy low cloud at first will quickly clear, otherwise fine and dry all day with spells of sunshine.
Days of continual heavy downpours have turned the festival site into a quagmire, with mud a foot deep in some places, leading to many fans now dubbing the event 'drownload'. The Donington Park festival returns between June 14-16 and boasts a line-up including the likes of Def Leppard, Slipknot and Tool. Will it be raining water as Slayer begin the opening notes of Raining Blood? Rain returning through the night into the first day in the arena is expected, with Friday morning from midnight onwards now looking rather wet with increasing chances of showers throughout the day. . Becoming warm with a light southwesterly breeze. More specific breakdowns of each day are below.
Can I buy tickets to Download Festival 2019? Download weather forecast Thursday: Cloudy and cool today with outbreaks of rain. However, having just endured a week of wet weather, it looks like wellies will be essential footwear for the duration of the festival. There is lower confidence for early September with quite mixed signals, however, it is likely that the most prolonged sunny periods will be in the south and that it will be more changeable in the north. The chances of rain are higher than Saturday's forecast however the flickers of sun may change the mood around the camps. Elsewhere, Rob Zombie, Trivium, Amon Amarth, Carcass, Delain, Die Antwoord, Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, Opeth, Power Trip, Reel Big Fish, Skindred, Starset, Tesla, The Amity Affliction and Underoath will all appear at the festival. No one is tougher than you guys. Saturday: Any mist or fog quickly clearing, then fine, dry and sunny all day.
What are the stage times for Download Festival 2019? Could it be spotting when Def Leppard take the main stage? Sunday 16th will follow a similar pattern to the day before, with highs of 18°. The afternoon and evening will be largely dry, apart from an 80% chance of showers between 5 and pm. What time does the arena open at? Where and when does Download Festival 2019 take place? Revellers on site have been sharing more pictures showing some sunshine which will hopefully firm up the ground. Or will it turn into a complete mud-fest? We've got the latest forecasts for the festival, at Donington Park - although it would be safe to say it's looking very likely you should pack those wellies on current predictions. Sian Smith with her boyfriend Rob Blizard Image: Sian Smith Burton Mail readers flooded to Facebook to say they were staying firm at the festival.
© Provided by Oath Inc. Becoming dry overnight with clear spells. High chances of rain are predicted through the second day of camping on Thursday with dark clouds and the heaviest rain expected to knock off at around 8pm. Others say they are planning to stay in a hotel instead of camping. Which is a slight improvement, we guess. Luckily, the heavier rain is coming before the bands start playing on Friday fingers crossed. Heavy rain hits Download Festival Friday was supposed to bring a break to the weather, but current forecasts show a rather wet day on the horizon.
. In 2012, wet weather caused the festival to delay opening the main arena on the Friday resulting in the cancellation or postponement of certain performers. On the whole temperatures will be closer to or slightly above average for the time of year. Of course, you can easily opt out at any time, but we're confident that you won't. Sunday 16 June should be the best day, with sunny intervals across the day, and only a 40% chance of rain from 4 to 7pm. A Chinook helicopter was deployed in a Lincolnshire town to drop sand in an attempt to stop the flow of water after the River Steeping experienced a breach.
Some further rain may arrive by daybreak on Friday. A big thank you to all of you for keeping up the amazing Download spirit. Find out everything you need to know about Download Festival 2019, including its dates, line-up, extra activities and how to buy tickets. The Met Office have now dropped the yellow weather warning for rain in the East Midlands but forecasters have predicted that showers will continue to fall throughout the day. Very warm over the weekend. One man tweeted the operator to say his niece had been stuck on a replacement train for five hours amid flooding, after the original one was stranded in the landslide.