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Glastonbury clean-up begins as 175,000 people leave site

For the past five days it has been home to some 175,000 people, but today the clean-up operation of Glastonbury Festival 2014 begins.

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Wellies and waterproofs are out for Glastonbury rain

Festival-goers ran for shelter and were forced to wear their waterproofs as rain hit Glastonbury this afternoon.

A succession of short bursts of heavy showers sent music fans into tents and marquees as they sought cover after enjoying warm sunshine this morning.

Today, more people were trickling onto the site already wearing their rain gear in preparation for the expected forecast. Credit: PA
Some created makeshift shelters from whatever came to hand while others wore colourful headgear with small umbrellas attached to the top. Credit: PA

Heavy showers are expected to continue for the rest of the day and forecasters have warned that festival-goers could see the site resembling one of its legendary mud bath years.

Forecasters have warned that festival-goers could see the site resembling one of its legendary mud bath years. Credit: PA

Tomorrow's first official day of music will see Elbow, Lily Allen and Rudimental perform on the Pyramid Stage ahead of headliners Arcade Fire.

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