Storms to hit Knebworth music festival Eastern Electrics 2013

PUBLISHED: 17:05 01 August 2013 | UPDATED: 09:31 02 August 2013

One of the Eastern Electric festival arenas is constructed at Knebworth

One of the Eastern Electric festival arenas is constructed at Knebworth


IT could be a wet start to Knebworth’s Eastern Electrics 2013 music festival with storms predicted for tomorrow (Friday), the opening day of the techno event.

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While it is sunny today (Thursday), with temperatures around the 30C mark, rain is expected tomorrow morning.

And there’s a 30 per cent chance of scattered thunderstorms when the campsite at Knebworth Park opens to revellers at noon on Friday.

Temperatures are expected to hit 26C tomorrow, while rain is also forecast for Saturday.

Despite the threat of wet weather, festival-goers are being advised to drink plenty of water.

Drinking water will be available across the site. There are water points at every toilet block, and a few other points on site.

A statement from Eastern Electrics organisers said: “Look out for the water point signs which will be easily visible throughout the event.

“Please make sure you drink plenty of water and stay hydrated in the warm weather.”

The campsite at the Hertfordshire stately home opens tomorow (Friday) at noon.

Access for day ticket holders is from 2pm, with last entry at midnight. The arena closes at 6am.

Saturday’s opening time is 2pm, with last entry at midnight and the music running through to 6am.

On Sunday, the festival site opens from 2pm, last entry is at 8pm and the festival ends at 10pm.

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