Issued: 0530hrs Wednesday 1st July 2015
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Hot with plenty of sunshine central and southern Europe, some thundery showers in north
Some outbreaks of rain in northwest Portugal and Spain on Wednesday. Scattered showers for eastern Spain, although for the majority of Iberia it will be dry with good spells of sunshine. More sunshine and warmth in the balearics and Italy. Some thunderstorms forming over inland parts of Greece, and scattered showers in Turkey too.
Scattered thundery showers in northern France but generally dry and hot hear. Very hot through the Low Countries and Germany as well as Poland. Hungary and Austria will be dry and sunny, whilst a few thunderstorms forming in Switzerland.
Denmark should be dry and sunny. Staying dry in Sweden with plenty of sunshine. Mostly dry in the Baltic States, but dry with sunshine through Finland. Norway should be dry and sunny overall, but some rain in the far north.
Hot and sunny in most of Spain and Portugal, although a few showers in the east. Fine and dry in the balearics and Italy with plenty of snushine here. Mor sunshine to come across Greece and the Turkish beaches, but some showers inland.
Some thundery rain forming in northeast France but dry and sunny as well as hot across most of the country. Thundery showers or rain for the Low Countries, although mostly dry and sunny in Germany and Poland. Fair for Austria and Hungary but some thunderstorms in Switzerland.
Fine and sunny for Denmark and the Baltic States. Just an occasional shower in Finland, although dry and sunny for Sweden. Showers in western and northern Norway but dry for most with some sunny spells.