Issued: 0530hrs Wednesday 1st July 2020
Duty forecaster: Alexi Venerus
Circulating low pressure over Scandinavia will cotinue to bring unsettled conditions to northern and central Europe through midweek. Southern Europe will fair better with hot weather expected and largely dry conditions.
Another largely dry and sunny day across the Mediterranean on Wednesday and feeling very warm with fine weather affecting Portugal, much of Spain, the Balearic Islands, most of Italy, the Balkans and Turkey. Possible patchy light rain still over northeastern Spain and the risk of isolated showers developing along the eastern Italian coasts and Greece.
Cloudy across western and central Europe as rain spreads across France, the Low Countries, Germany, Austria, Slovenia and Switzerland, turning heavy across Austria and Slovenia. Rain also affecting western Poland Slovakia as well as Croatia.
A northerly wind will bring showers and a chilly feel to northern and central Norway and northern parts of Sweden, while heavier spells of rain affect much of Finland through the day. Cloudy with rain forecast across Denmark and patchy light rain through the Baltic States.
Largely dry and fine with sunshine across the Mediterranean on Thursay, however, cloudier skies are expected across northern Portugal and Spain with some scattered showers developing. These showers could reach some of the western most Balearic Isles but it should stay largely dry. Eastern coasts of Italy may see some showers developing as well as mainland Greece but again largely dry for these countries. Sunshine and dry conditions for Turkey and the Turkish resorts.
Rather cloudy across central Europe with showers turning into longer spells of rain. Rain heavy across the far north of Italy, Austria and Slovenia in the afternoon in particular. Lighter but persistent spells of rain expected across northern France and Germany, the Low Countries as well as southern Poland with northern parts of Poland seeing drier and brighter conditions.
Low pressure over Scandinavia will bring rain to western coasts of Norway as well as across southern regions of Norway, Sweden and Finland. Denmark looks to miss most of the rain but do expect largely cloudy skies.