Leeds Festival 2018: Dramatic footage shows torrential downpours forcing Leeds Fest revellers to run for cover

Short, sharp bursts of torrential rain have been blasting the first official day of Leeds Fest.

Friday, 24th August 2018, 2:46 pm
Updated Friday, 24th August 2018, 2:50 pm
Torrential downpours force people to run for cover at Leeds Fest

Revelers who have arrived at Bramham Park early to soak up the atmosphere were left soaking by the downpours on Friday afternoon, with many running for cover, as this footage by YEP reporter Alex Evans shows.

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Torrential downpours force people to run for cover at Leeds Fest