Only a 10 per cent chance of showers for opening ceremony tonight
Forecasters predicting mercury will drop to low 60s by Saturday
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It's not often that Britain needs any help to get rain for a big sporting occasion but this week’s sunny weather means that Olympic opening ceremony director Danny Boyle may need to deploy his fake clouds.
Forecasters said there is only a 10 per cent chance of showers tonight.
Thunderstorms are likely to reach London by the afternoon but it is thought they will have cleared well before the ‘pre-show’ starts at 8.12pm.
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