Today’s Bank Holiday Monday in Brighton and Hove was officially a washout with more than an inch of rain falling during the day.
The Newhaven Weather Station Twitter account said that by 10.30pm it had recorded 29.5mm of rain today.
Temp: 16.1 (15.2/16.9)°C. Apparant: 15.8°C. Wind: 5.9 (20.7) kts N. Rain Today: 29.5mm Barometer: 1004.7hPa (-0.3) #UKWeather
— NewhavenTownWx (@NewhavenTownWx) August 25, 2014
But the bad weather didn’t deter these tourists who donned bright blue plastic ponchos to brave the seafront.
And this little chap was also doing his best to stay dry during the deluge.
— Lego Alex (@thelegoalex) August 25, 2014
Meanwhile, others admired the wet weather from the comfort of their cars: