Boris Johnson and Joe Biden's pre-summit meeting has been cancelled due to potentially adverse weather.

The two world leaders were due to meet at Cornish beauty spot St Michael's Mount ahead of the G7 Leader's Summit on Friday.

These plans have been scuppered, however, after weather reports for Marazion, the closest town to St Michael's Mount, suggested there would be a high chance of the meeting being hit by rain and wind.

A No 10 source confirmed the visit to Saint Michael’s Mount was "sadly off due to the weather."

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The wives of both Johnson and Biden were also reportedly due to be taken on a tour of the island while the two leaders discussed several issues including Brexit, the covid-19 pandemic and the global issue of climate change.

Johnson and Biden will instead be meeting in Carbis Bay, the location for the Leader's Summit taking place on Friday.

Both Boris Johnson and Joe Biden have already arrived in Cornwall, with reports coming in that Johnson was spotted on Wood Lane in Falmouth just after 12pm today, although this has yet to be confirmed.

Joe Biden landed in the UK last night and made his way down to Cornwall in the early hours of this morning (June 10) after his motorcade was spotted navigating Cornwall's Chivvy roundabout.

The leaders of the US and UK join presidents and prime ministers from Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the EU and guest from India, Australia and South Korea for this years G7 Summit.