In Pictures: Britons brave the elements on wet and windy bank holiday

Michael Howie
A surfer enjoys the waves in Porthcawl, Wales (PA Wire)
A surfer enjoys the waves in Porthcawl, Wales (PA Wire)

Another British bank holiday – and more wind and rain.

The Met Office warned heavy rain and 65mph gusts of wind could hit many parts of the country.

But the weather did little to deter hardy souls eager to make the most of the long weekend.

Surfers took advantage of the blustery conditions at Porthcawl in Wales…

Spring weather May 3rd 2021PA Wire
Spring weather May 3rd 2021PA Wire
Spring weather May 3rd 2021PA Wire
Spring weather May 3rd 2021PA Wire
Spring weather May 3rd 2021PA Wire
Spring weather May 3rd 2021PA Wire
Spring weather May 3rd 2021PA Wire
Spring weather May 3rd 2021PA Wire

… although it wasn’t too busy on the beach.

Spring weather May 3rd 2021PA Wire
Spring weather May 3rd 2021PA Wire
Spring weather May 3rd 2021PA Wire
Spring weather May 3rd 2021PA Wire
Spring weather May 3rd 2021PA Wire
Spring weather May 3rd 2021PA Wire

Meanwhile, it was brollies all round as people enjoyed a leisurely punt along the River Cam in Cambridge.

Spring weather May 3rd 2021PA Wire
Spring weather May 3rd 2021PA Wire
Spring weather May 3rd 2021PA Wire
Spring weather May 3rd 2021PA Wire
Spring weather May 3rd 2021PA Wire
Spring weather May 3rd 2021PA Wire
Spring weather May 3rd 2021PA Wire
Spring weather May 3rd 2021PA Wire
Spring weather May 3rd 2021PA Wire
Spring weather May 3rd 2021PA Wire
Spring weather May 3rd 2021PA Wire
Spring weather May 3rd 2021PA Wire
Spring weather May 3rd 2021PA Wire
Spring weather May 3rd 2021PA Wire
Spring weather May 3rd 2021PA Wire
Spring weather May 3rd 2021PA Wire

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