Revellers returned to west London on Monday for the second day of the Notting Hill Carnival and were treated to better weather after the weekend washout.

The mood was upbeat although there was a pause to remember the victims of the blaze at Grenfell Tower, which is near the route.

A reveller takes a drink of coffee. Credit: PA
A performer dons a death mask. Credit: PA
Crowds during the Notting Hill Carnival. Credit: PA
Dancers take part in the Notting Hill Carnival. Credit: PA
There was a pause in the celebrations when Eric Carboo, aka Lord Eric Sugumugu, and Empress Emmanuelle led tributes to the victims of the fire in nearby Grenfell Tower. Credit: PA
Dancers prepare for day two of the Notting Hill Carnival in west London. Credit: PA
Juliana Campos of Brazil gets ready for the parade. Credit: PA
She found an unlikely friend in PC Gary Hitchman. Credit: PA
Police officers were on hand to preserve the peace. Credit: PA
One of the impressive floats on show. Credit: PA
A band of marching Elvis Presleys. Credit: PA
Sailors join in the fun. Credit: PA
Dancers strut their stuff during the parade. Credit: PA