V Festival weather: Light rain predicted for both sites on Sunday

Saturday however will stay dry for both Chelmsford and Staffordshire

V Festival weather: Light rain predicted for both sites on Sunday

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The weather forecast for this weekend's V Festival sees rain predicted for both sites on Sunday (August 17).

The festival takes place August 16-17 in Hylands Park, Chelmsford and Weston Park, Staffordshire and will be headlined by The Killers and Justin Timberlake. According to Metcheck, the Chelmsford site will stay dry on Saturday, with a maximum temperature of 21°c in the afternoon. However, light rain will hit the site in the early hours of Sunday morning, but should clear by the evening. Temperatures will reach a maximum of 19°c.

Staffordshire should see similar conditions, with sun predicted for Saturday, with maximum temperatures of 20°c. Light rain will fall on Sunday morning, but will stop by the evening. On Sunday the maximum temperature will be 18°c.

The festival will also see sets from Lily Allen, Jhene Aiko - pictured - Blondie, Chic featuring Nile Rodgers, Elbow, Bastille, Rudimental, Chase & Status, Kaiser Chiefs, Manic Street Preachers, Katy B, Miles Kane, The Wailers and The Stranglers.

Other acts on the bill include Ed Sheeran, Paolo Nutini, Example, Tom Odell, Sub Focus, Rizzle Kicks, John Newman, Sam Smith, Embrace, Janelle Monae, Kodaline, The Human League, Starsailor, The Strypes, Birdy, Foxes, Ella Eyre, The Stranglers, The Magic Numbers, Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbot, George Ezra, M People, All Saints, The Wonder Stuff and The Rifles.

To check the availability of V Festival tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0844 858 6765

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