Issued: 0530hrs Monday 22nd April 2019
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Thundery rain in Spain and Portugal, warm and dry in Scandinavia
Heavy showers continuing to affect Spain and Portugal on Monday. Scattered showers in the Balearics with rain affecting much of Italy, some of it heavy in central and southern areas. Greece should be dry for the most parts, although there will be showers to the north. Turkey wil be warm and dry with sunny spells throughout the day.
Sunny spels and soe heavy showers affecting France. The Low Countries and Germany should be dry with sunny spells, although breezy but warm. Some thundery rain in centra and southern Poland. Fair for most of Austria and Hungary as well as Switzerland and feeling warm here.
High pressure brings warmth and dry weather to Denmark with plenty of sunshine. Fine and suny too in Sweden. Finland stays sunny and dry as do the Baltic States. Norway should be dry and warm overall, although there will be cloud and rain to the north.
Further heavy showers and thunderstorms in Portugal and Spain on Tuesday. Thundery showers in Corsica and Sardinia too. Showers por rain in northern Italy, this heavy and thundery. Drier in southern Italy. Greece will have isolated showers but should be mostly dry and very warm. Fine and warm in Turkey with plenty of sunshine.
Torrential thunderstorms developing in the afternoon in France. Fair in the Low Countries and much of Germany. Heavy showers in eastern and southern Germany. Rain in western and southern Poland but fair in the north and east. Warm and very unsettled with rain in Austria, Hungary and Switzerland.
Breezy and very warm in Denmark. Fine weather for Sweden and the Baltic States. Warm and sunny in Finland. Norway should be mostly dry and sunny although there will be some rain in the far north.