Issued: 0530hrs Saturday 19 April 2014
Duty forecaster: John Ejdowski
Settled for North Eastern Europe
Much of United Kingdom and France should be fair and dry with just the odd shower. Lots of dry, sunny weather to come across Belgium, Holland, Germany, Denmark, Poland and areas to the east under high pressure that include Baltic States, Belarus and Russia. Some rain will affect Portugal with a few showers across the far west of Spain. Most of Spain should be fair and dry as will the Balearics. Outbreaks of heavy rain are forecast for Italy and across parts of the Adriatic Region and across the Balkans as well. Western parts of Turkey will also be wet with eastern areas fair and dry. Some heavy rain will affect western parts of the Ukraine with showers in the east. It looks dry and mostly sunny for Norway, Sweden and Finland. Today the warmest temperatures are likely to be across Spain and Portugal. Strong westerly winds will be blowing through the Straits of Gibraltar and will be rather windy throughout the Mediterranean region.
A windy day to come with outbreaks of heavy rain expected across England and France. Showers will develop across Belgium with a dry day expected for Holland, Denmark and most of Germany and Poland. High pressure will continue to produce fair, dry weather with sunny spells across the Baltic States, Belarus, Russia, Finland, Sweden and Norway. Portugal will see some heavy rain, with a few sharp showers across western and northern parts of Spain. Mainly dry across eastern Spain and through the Balearics into Sardinia and southern parts of Italy. A rash of heavy showers are forecast for northern Italy and across the Adriatic region. Bulgaria and Greece. Largely dry today across Romania with rain and showers expected across the Ukraine. Today the western half of Turkey looks dry with scattered showers in the east. Cooler across Spain today. Strong westerly winds will again be blowing through the Straits of Gibraltar.