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Meridian Tonight producer Kate Taylor has just confirmed that this evenings headliner Bruce Springsteen has safely arrived at the Isle of Wight Festival.
Local residents on the Isle of Wight have launched a special website to offer assistance to festival goers who have camped in muddy fields. Offers of clothing, spare tents and free gardens are flooding into the site from concerned local people.
You can see the website here.
The Isle of Wight Council has released a statement as they assist some festival goers from leaving the Island safely.
The Isle of Wight Festival Organisers have thanked fans for their support during this years festival.
In a statement the organisers said;
"Thank you for coming! We know it has been hard for you with the weather.... Thursday was difficult for us with the car parks turning into mud very quickly even with our preparations in the run up to the Festival. "
"There is a plan of action in place today and tomorrow for you to get your car out and on your way. We have a fleet of 4x4's and tractors to make it easier for you and stewards will give you directions as you leave the campsite."
"It has been an incredible weekend of music and I hope you have enjoyed it."
Some people are leaving the Isle of Wight festival early after a weekend of wet weather. Others are looking forward to seeing the headline act of Bruce Springsteen after performances by Biffy Cyro and Pearl Jam.
Some revellers have opted to leave early on the third and final day of the annual Isle of Wight Festival due to the wet conditions, but many thousands more are staying put for Bruce Springsteen's headline performance tonight.
Hampshire Police has confirmed that they are sending extra police officers to the Isle of Wight to assist some 55,000 fans from leaving the waterlogged site later. Some fans are expected to leave this evening to try and beat the rush to the ferries.
The organisers of the Isle of Wight Festival say they will not be offering refunds after hundreds of people were forced to camp in muddy fields.
Revellers say they are making the best of bad situation, with some being forced to sleep in the open after their tents blew away.
Meridian's Sarah Cooper is at the festival all weekend and sends this report.