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The initial weather forecast for this weekend’s GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL is for sunshine.

After this weekend’s heatwave, which has covered most of the UK with near-record temperatures, experts are predicting a full week of sunshine in the run-up to this year’s festival, which starts on Friday (June 24).

According to the BBC, the two days leading up to the festival (June 22-23) will feature temperatures of approximately 26 degrees, with the first bands coming on to sunshine on Friday, with temperatures in the region of 20 degrees.

Check back to NME.COM later in the week for the full weekend forecast.