More than a hundred and thirty thousand bargain hunters turned up at the Bluewater shopping centre in Kent yesterday, exceeding the Boxing Day record set last year. People started queuing outside from one o'clock in the morning.
The mall's manager is predicting visitor figures to reach around 900,000 in total between Boxing Day and New Year's Eve.
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After a dry start, sunshine will become increasingly hazy as cloud thickens, bringing patchy light rain to some parts.
After a dry and bright start across the region, sunshine will become increasingly hazy as cloud thickens.
Showers soon dying out this evening to give a dry night with some long clear spells and light winds.