Issued: 0530hrs Tuesday 23rd May 2017
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Showers in central Europe but fine south and north
Warmer across Europe today with the cool conditions across Scandinavia and the east. Very warm, sunny weather prevails across Portugal, Spain, France and across the Balearics into Sardinia.
An area of heavy showers with a risk of thunderstorms is expected across Italy, The Adriatic Region, The Balkans and Turkey. Across Bulgaria, Romania and the Ukraine expect a dry day with sunny spells. There is a risk of heavy showers across Germany, Norway and Sweden. A few showers to come across Belgium and The Netherlands with a dry day for Finland. A few sharp showers are likely across the Baltic States and northern Russia. Mainly fine and dry across most of Poland.
A few showers affecting western Portugal today. Most of Spain should be dry with good spells of sunshine. More sunshine to come in the Balearics, although some heavy showers affect Italy. Greece may also see some showers although Turkey should be dry with some good spells of sunshine too ome here.
France will have a fine day with plenty of sunshine. Staying fair across the Low Countries with northern Germany being fine too. Southern Germany will have heavy showers or even thunderstorms.
Denmark should be fair with sunny spells. Sweden is going to have a dry day, again with good spells of sunshine. Thudnerstorms in the baltic States and these spread to Finland. Norway will have heavy showers witha risk of storms here.