Issued: 0530hrs Thursday 13th May 2021
Duty forecaster: Alexi Venerus
Staying unsettled with heavy, thundery showers in central Europe and the Mediterranean
Heavy showers across central and northern Spain as well as northern Portugal. Southern Spain and Portugal will be dry and sunny. Scattered showers for the Balearics. Fair for Corsica and Sardinia. Scattered showers, heaviest in the north, across Italy. Greece will be dry with lots of sunshine. Remaining dry with plenty of sunshine in Turkey.
France will be disturbed again with heavy showers and thunderstorms. Prolonged spells of thundery rain in the Low Countries as well as Germany. Staying showery across Poland, especially in the south. Much of Hungary and Austria as well as Switzerland will be staying showery, thunderstorms in places.
Sunny spells and scattered showers for Denmark. Heavy showers across the Baltic States. Fine for Finland with sunny spells. Sweden will have sunny spells and a few showers. A fair day in Norway with more sunshine here.
Showers will gradually clear northern Spain and Portugal allowing for it to be largely dry and fine. Rain in the morning for the Balearic Islands but a drier afternoon is forecast. Heavy rain across Sardinia and Corsica which will push into northern and central parts of Italy later. Drier across southern Italy and Sicily. Another largely dry and sunny day across Greece and Turkey.
Sunny spells and showers once again for France with showers or longer spells of rain affecting the Low Countries, Germany and Poland. Spells of rain with thunder and lightning possible to affect Austria, Switzerland as well as Hungary and the Czech Republic as low pressure is close by.
Weak low pressure over Scandinavia will bring showers or longer spells of rain to southern parts of Norway and Sweden, drier further north here. Plenty of dry conditions but some scattered showers affecting Finland. Some rain affecting the northern region of the Baltics but drier elsewhere. Longer spells of rain affecting southern areas of Denmark, more showery further north.