Rain predicted for Sonisphere festival this weekend (Jul 30-Aug 1)

Weather reports in for Knebworth metal event

The Sonisphere festival kicks off tomorrow (July 30), with weather prediction services outlining a partially damp weekend on the Knebworth site.

According to weather prediction service Metcheck it should stay rain-free tomorrow on the site, with a chance of showers after 10pm (BST). Temperatures should peak at 24 degrees Celcius. However, BBC Weather predicts a maximum temperature of 21 degrees Celcius.

According to Metcheck there could be light showers on Saturday morning until around 1pm, from when it should stay mainly clear – if a touch cloudy. Temperatures should peak at 21 degrees Celcius. BBC Weather predicts a similar temperature and light rain.

Metcheck predicts that Sunday will feature rain in the afternoon and evening, with temperatures peaking at 21 degrees Celcius. BBC Weather predicts sunny intervals and a maximum temperature of 22 degrees Celcius.

Alice Cooper, Mötley Crüe, Iggy & The Stooges, Anthrax, The Cult and Slayer are among the acts set to play the event. See Uk.sonispherefestivals.com for more information.

NME.COM will have reports live from the site all weekend.