Issued: 0530hrs Friday 12th July 2019
Duty forecaster: Claire Darbinyan
Thunderstorms will continue to affect many across Europe
Scattered showers for Portugal and southwestern Spain on Friday. Most of these light but a few could be heavier and thundery further to the north. Elsewhere in Iberia it will be dry, hot and sunny. Dry, hot and sunny too for the Balearics, Corsica and Sardinia. Italy will see outbreaks of thundery showers through the afternoon as will northern parts of Greece and Turkey. Dry, warm and sunny for southern parts of Greece and Turkey.
Heavy, sometimes thundery, showers and outbreaks of rain for the far northeast of France, the Low Countries, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and the Czech Republic on Friday. Mostly dry and fair across the rest of France. Mostly fair but with isolated showers for much of Poland, Slovakia and Hungary.
Sunny spells and scattered showers in Denmark. A few showers also for the Baltic States where it will be cold too. Chilly in Finland with some good sunny spells. Further scattered showers in Sweden and Norway, although much dry weather here.
Further showers and outbreaks of rain edging northward across Spain and Portugal. Showers turning heavy and thundery for northern Spain through the afternoon. Mostly dry and warm for the Balearic Islands, Corsica and Sardinia though Ibiza and Mallorca could see the odd scattered shower. Heavy thundery showers affecting much of Italy, particularly the east, but staying dry in the south. Warm here too. Warm and mostly fine for Greece and Turkey though northern parts of Greece and southern parts of Turkey could see some heavy but isolated showers through the afternoon and evening.
A mostly dry, fair and warm day for France. Early showers will clear from the Low Countries and Switzerland leaving a fine afternoon here. Outbreaks of rain and thundery showers affecting Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia and much of Poland. Staying dry and sunny for northern parts of Poland.
A fair day for Denmark though outbreaks of rain will affect southeastern areas. Mostly fair too for the Baltic States, Finland, Sweden and Norway with scattered, isolated light showers. Continuing cool here too.