Issued: 0530hrs Wednesday 15th May 2019
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Breezy in parts of central Europe, some showers in the Mediterranean
Continuing dry, sunny and very warm for Portugal, Spain and the Balearic Islands. Thundery showers continuing for Corsica, Sardinia and central and southern Italy. Dry and bright again in northern Italy. Showers will affect the Balkans and northern parts of Greece while southern Greece should be sunny and mostly dry. Showers edging into western parts of Turkey.
Dry and mostly bright for France, Switzerland, the Low Countries and Germany on Wednesday. Showers and some heavier, perhaps thundery, bursts of rain for southern Poland, Austria, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
A dry day with some good spells of sunshine for Denmark. Mostly dry too for the Baltics though some showers will develop through the evening in the east. A sunny and mostly dry day for Norway, Sweden and Finland though some showers could develop for northern Norway and southern Sweden through the afternoon.
Showers, heavy and thundery at times in northern Spain and through northern Portugal. Most other parts of Spain should be dry with sunny spells. Fair in the central Mediterranean. Showers or rain in the far south of Italy as well as Sicily. Greece should be dry with good spells of sunshine. More sunshine and warm conditions in Turkey.
A breezy and cool day in France with the best sunshine in the west. Breezy and cool in the Low Countries. Rain and strong, cool winds affect the north of Germany and much of Poland. Southern Germany and Poland should be drier and milder. Hungary, Austria and Switzerland will have some thundery showers.
Windy in Denmark with good spells of sunshine here. Breezy in the far south of Sweden as well as in Finland with both areas staying fine. Sunshine and dry weather in Finland and northern Sweden. Norway will be dry with more sunshine.