Prince Harry and Meghan get lucky with the weather - temperatures to hit the 20s in sunny Windsor for the big day

David Harding
Contributor
Crowds gathering for the wedding have been told to expect good weather (Rex)

Britain’s famously unreliable weather is not going to dampen Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s big day.

Forecasters say it is set fair to be a sunny day in Windsor, with barely a cloud in the sky and temperatures reaching the low 20s.

The pair get married at midday.

“The weather doesn’t looking like spoiling things one jot,” said the Met Office’s Alex Deakin.

 


“We are looking at fine, dry and sunny weather in the Windsor area.”

He added that temperatures would be rising throughout the day, and after a chilly start for any people who head to Windsor early, there would then follow a fine spring day.

Temperatures would reach low 20s by the afternoon, said Deakin.


As many as 100,000 people descend upon the streets of the Royal Berkshire town for the wedding, it has been predicted.

Organisers and police have urged anyone attending to watch the event to make sure they get to Windsor early.

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The weather will also be fine across the country, and will not spoil those who plan to hold street parties to celebrate the wedding.

It could also mean a welcome escape for anyone who is not so interested in watching the festivities.

The weather means it is good enough for people to head to the coast and hit the beach.

The wedding starts around 9am when the first guests arrive.

THe timetable for the big day (PA)

The service is at noon and this will be followed an hour later by a carriage procession of the newlyweds through the old streets of Windsor – hopefully in sunshine.

However, Deakin said people should stock up with water ans sunscreen if they are going to line Windsor’s streets.

One thing they should not carry though is confetti – police said earlier today that could be considered a security risk.