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Last Updated: Friday, 24 June, 2005, 13:50 GMT 14:50 UK
In pictures: Glastonbury floods
Glastonbury flooding
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BBC News' Ian Youngs captured the scenes at Glastonbury on his cameraphone as torrential rain turned the festival site, already swelling with 112,500 people, into a bog on Friday morning.
Glastonbury swimmer
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Stuart Chappell, 20, from Somerset, swam to his tent to retrieve his belongings, including his car keys and wallet...
Swimmer escape
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... he found some belongings amid the floating rubbish on the flooded campsite.
Glastonbury toilets
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After days of hot weather, Friday morning's thunderstorms flooded parts of the site, including the portable toilets.
Glastonbury toilet user
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Despite the flooding, some Glastonbury festival goers insisted on using the proper facilities.
Glastonbury founder Michael Eavis
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Festival founder Michael Eavis said organisers had "seen it all before" and said they would cope.
Glastonbury water knee-deep
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Medical services have warned people to take care as the water reached knee-deep levels in places.
Festival crowds in floods
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Regular Glastonbury Festival goers have not seen scenes like this since the mudbaths of the 1998 event.
Tents
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Most of the tents were unable to compete with the flooding.
Glastonbury drinkers
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But Glastonbury Festival revellers refused to let the downpours spoil their fun.




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