Issued: 0530hrs Saturday 31st July 2021
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Heavy showers in central and northern areas, dry and sunny to the south
North and northeast parts of Spain will see some patchy rain and cloudier skies, otherwise the rest of Spain and Portugal will be dry and fine. Some thundertorms could reach the Balearics at the end of the day or overnight. Dry and becoming very hot through the rest of the Mediterranean.
Spells of rain across northern and southern regions of France. Thunderstorms continue across Switzerland and affect the far south of Germany and into northern Italy. Some showery rain, perhaps thundery also affecting Austria. Outbreaks of rain across the Low Countries will push into west Germany later. Thunderstorms pushing their way across Poland.
Plenty of areas staying dry across Norway, although some heavy showers further south. Thunderstorms across south and east Sweden. Largely dry across Finland. A wet morning for Denmark with spells of heavy and perhaps thundery rain, before clearing east later. Thundery showers for the Baltic States.
Fine and sunny in Portugal and Spain on Sunday. More sunshine to come across the Balearics as well as Corsica and Sardinia. Sunny and very warm in most of Italy, although some heavy thunderstorms breaking out in the far north. Greece and Turkey will be dry with lots of sunshine and it should be very warm here too.
Showers and some rain in the far north of France but central and southern areas will be dry. More showers and heavy rain to come over parts of the Low Countries and Germany with some torrential downpours possible across Switzerland, Austria and Hungary. Further heavy thunderstorms in the far south of Poland, but drier in northern areas of Poland.
Sunny spells and some showers for Denmark. Breezy in the Baltic States with some showers in the west. Heavier showers for Finland, some of them thundery. Swede will be having a mix of sunshine and showers too, with further showers affeting the north and west of Sweden.