THOUSANDS of people are set to flock to Bournemouth Air Festival today.

If you're going to be one of them, you'll want to know whether to pack sunscreen, a brolly or both.

On Saturday, flying is scheduled to start 1.30pm. 

Saturday morning will see sunny intervals and varying amounts of cloud in the morning before conditions turn overcast at midday.

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At the moment, the Met Office is reporting there's a 90 per cent chance of rain at 1pm and a 60 per cent chance of rain at 2pm and 3pm.

It is expected to brighten up from 4pm onwards with sunny intervals ending the day.

As reported earlier this week, local forecaster DorsetSun had said there was a chance of the odd shower but largely conditions are due to be good, staying mostly dry with temperatures between 19 and 21C.

Accuweather says there will be "a couple of afternoon showers" between 2pm and 4pm on Saturday with highs of 21C.

It says there's a 63 per cent chance of rain at 2pm and 3pm and a 49 per cent chance of rain at 4pm. 

Cloud cover is set to be 70 per cent from 12pm onwards.