Issued: 0530hrs Wednesday 22nd May 2013
Duty forecaster: John Ejdowski
Best across Iberia
Just a few well scattered showers across England today and across the north France. Some rain to come across central France with the south dry. Most of Spain and Portugal be dry today with sunny spells just the odd shower for central Spain in the afternoon. A dry day across the Balearics with scattered showers expected across Sardinia into southern parts of Italy were some could be heavy. Northern Italy looks mainly dry but rather cloudy. Outbreaks of rain are forecast for Belgium, Holland, most of Germany, Norway and Sweden. Across Poland at expect a day of sunny spells and showers in showers are also expected across the Baltic States into Russia. Just wanted to shout to come across Croatia and the Adriatic region. Dry days expected across the Czech Republic with showers forecast across Austria and Hungary. Patchy rain will affect parts of Romania with a few showers across the Ukraine. A dry day to come across Bulgaria, Greece and most of Turkey. Lots of showers to come today across the central part of the Mediterranean, some of these may be heavy with a risk of thunder. Winds will also be quite strong and gusty in the central Mediterranean with strong northwest winds blowing down to the North Sea.
It the another very windy day gale force winds in the North Sea and from southern France and the central Mediterranean eastward to Crete. A number of showers will affect England, most of France, Belgium, Holland and Denmark while rain is likely across Western parts of Germany. Spells of rain are also expected across Norway Sweden. It looks dry across eastern parts of Germany through Austria and most of Poland. An area of heavy showers and persistent rain is expected across Italy, Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, the Czech Republic and Western parts of the Ukraine and Romania. Eastern parts of the Ukraine and eastern Romania along with Bulgaria should be fair and dry. A few showers to come across Greece and mainly dry with sunny spells across most of Turkey. Largely dry and sunny across Finland today while rain and some heavy showers will affect the Baltic States, Belarus and northern Russia. It should be fine and dry with sunny spells from Portugal through Spain and across the Balearics into Corsica and Sardinia. Will