Issued: 0530hrs Monday 31st August 2020
Duty forecaster: Alexi Venerus
Heavy, thundery downpours for Italy and the Balkans. Mostly dry elsewhere.
Dry and fine for Portugal, Spain on Monday. Some thundery rain across the Balearics in the morning but turning dry and fine in the afternoon. A band of heavy rain, this locally torrential, affects Corsica and Sardinia as well as central and northern parts of Italy before moving into the Balkans. Staying dry and hot for southern Italy and Sicily as well as Greece and Turkey.
Largely dry and fine for France but with rain expected in the east later on. A few showers but mainly dry across the Low Countries. Unsettled with outbreaks of rain over southern Germany but dry in the north. Showery too for much of Poland, the Czech Republic and Switzerland while a band of heavy rain moves into Austria, Hungary and Slovakia later.
Early rain and showers fade over Sweden and the Baltic States as high pressure builds over Scandinavia although Finland will still see some showers through much of the day. A dry and bright day for Norway while sunny spells and some showers affect Denmark.
Dry across Portugal and largely dry for Spain but with some showers developing in the east later on. Dry for the Balearic Islands but cloud will build later with the risk of showers through the evening. Some showers initally over Sardinia and Corsica but dry in the afternoon. More in the way of sunny spells for northern and central Italy with just some showers about. Dry with sunshine and hot conditions across southern Italy, Sicily, Greece and Turkey once again.
Largely dry for France and the Low Countries but with some showers still affecting much of Germany. Heavy rain over the Alpine countries as well as Hungary, Croatia, the Czech Republic and Slovakia should ease into the afternoon. Southern Poland will see heavy and thundery rain move in. Northern areas of Poland staying dry.
High pressure becoming established over Scandinavia and the Baltic States will bring dry and bright conditions for many on Tuesday with the exception to the far north of Norway where there will be some rain about. Denmark will see sunny spells but also some showers.