Issued: 0530hrs Tuesday 4th June 2019
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Heavy showers in central Europe, mostly fair Mediterranean
Hot and dry again for much of Spain and Portugal, highs around 33C. A cold front moves into northwest Iberia bringing cooler conditions and some rain.
Dry for southern France and much of northern Italy, although showers will break out over the Alps. A few showers too for southern Italy. Thundery downpours will develop more widely for the Balkans, Romania and Ukraine. A few showers for Greece, but the Aegean and east Med will be dry.
Fronts affect northern France and the Low Countries with cloud and rain. A zone of showers for central Germany, but drier toward the north, also dry for Denmark. Poland and the Czech Republic should be mainly dry with just a few showers locally. High pressure lies to the northeast giving fine weather to the Baltic states and much of Sweden. Rain moves away north across Finland. Some rain or showers in Norway mostly toward the west and north.
Showers in northern Spain on Wednesday but fair for the rest ofSpain and Portugal. Sunshine in the Balearics, Corsica and Sardinia with mainly dry and fair weather in Italy. Greece may se some afternoon showers. Turkey should be fair with plenty of sunshine.
Heavy showers or rain in much of France with some rain and drizzle in the Low Countries. Germany will have sunny spells and a scattering of showers. Austria, Hungary and Switzerland have the risk of heavy thunderstorms developing.
Rain in Denmark with a scattering of showers in the Baltic States. Mostly fair through Finland with sunshine here. A fair day in Norway with sunny spells, although showers will be affecting the west.