While much of the UK is preparing for record-breaking temperatures, rain hit Launceston with umbrellas and raincoats more visible than sunglasses.
The royal couple arrived in a motorcycle cavalcade, watched by excited children and adults alike who were determined not to let the weather spoil the occasion.
Prince Charles and Camilla are due to tour a farmers’ market and watch the inaugural Launceston dance parade, performed by local children.
They are then due to attend the Innovative Farmers 10th anniversary at a nearby farm.
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