The dodgy summer continues across the UK - Al Jazeera English

The dodgy summer continues across the UK

The Isle of Wight Music Festival is turned into a mud bath.

55,000 people were expected at the four day event, which takes place on the Isle of Wight every year, but torrential rains turned the festival into a fiasco.

Those trying to get to the festival in Newport were confronted with mile-upon-mile of traffic jams. The queues had a knock-on effect on the ferry services, which had to be suspended, forcing hundred to spend the night in the Solent.

 

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