And the rain poured down: Isle of Wight festival goers faced with second year of mud baths


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The rain poured down on the first day of the Isle of Wight 2013, but hardened festival goers remained unfazed despite the muddy conditions.

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The Met Office predicts stormy winds and rain over the weekend, with festival goers hoping there won't be a repeat of last year’s torrential downpour, which turned car parks into mud baths.

But Isle of Wight revellers seemed optimistic despite the mud, dressing in shorts and tank tops, with the inevitable wellie boots.

They will be camping over the weekend to see Bon Jovi, The Killers and Blondie.