Issued: 0530hrs Wednesday 5th August 2020
Duty forecaster: Alexi Venerus
Heavy and thundery rain affecting southeast Europe. Feeling very warm/hot generally. Turning more settled across Scandinavia.
A largely dry and sunny day for Spain and Portugal during mid week. There could be a few scattered showers for the Balearic Island but mostly dry here. Winds gradually easing across Corsica and it should stay mainly dry as well as for Sardinia. Outbreaks of rain, some thundery and heavy, for central and southern Italy. Greece will also turn unsettled with heavy and thundery downpours in the north. Turkey should stay dry throughout.
A dry and fine day across France, Germany, the far north of Italy and Switzerland. Some scattered showers for Austria and prolonged rain across Hungary and Croatia. The far south of Poland too may just see cloudier skies and possible patchy light rain but generally Poland will be dry and fine.
Rain over southern Norway as well as southwest Sweden. Largely dry further north but with some outbreaks of rain affecting the far north of Sweden. Southern and central Finland will be largely dry but the north will be wet with rain throughout the day. A dry and fine day for the Baltic States. Denmark will be breezy with spells of mainly light rain.
A dry, sunny and hot for Spain and Portugal. Also dry and sunny across the Balearic Islands as well as across Sardinia and Corsica. Southern Italy will continue to see outbreaks of thundery rain with showers also affecting Siciliy. Greece will see outbreaks of heavy rain too, particularly in the north where there are likely to be thunderstorms. Turkey will see more in the way of cloudy skies but should remain dry. A dry, fine and very warm day over western Europe including northern Italy. However, rain will become heavy and possibly thundery over Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and particularly heavy over parts of Serbia and Bulgaria with lots of lightning to be seen. Poland will be largely dry but with cloud and patchy rain in the far south.
Gradually becoming more settled across Scandinavia although showers will affect mainly coastal regions of Norway and Sweden. Finland will see cloudier skies and outbreaks of rain but mostly light. Becoming drier here through the afternoon. Rain could catch northern parts of Denmark through the morning but generally it will be dry and fine and feeling warm. A largely dry day through the Baltic States.