Issued: 0530hrs Sunday 7th July 2019
Duty forecaster: Claire Darbinyan
Thunderstorms affecting many in parts of Spain, France and across central Europe
Sunday sees the continuation of thundery showers over the eastern half of Spain. Dry, sunny and warm to the west and for Portugal. Hazy sunshine for the Balearic Islands, Corsica and Sardinia with a chance of a shower or two developing through the afternoon. A mostly dry and bright day for Italy but the northern half of the country could see showers developing later. A mostly dry and very warm day for Greece and Turkey.
Thunderstorms continuing for the southern half of France, Switzerland and Austria through Sunday and these spreading further east to Hungary, Slovakia, Romania and Ukraine. A bright and mostly dry day for the Low Countries, Germany, the Czech Republic and Poland though northern areas could see the odd scattered shower while southern areas may catch a thundery downpour.
A bright start to the day for Denmark gives way to cloudier, showery conditions. Breezy with frequent outbreaks of rain for southern parts of Norway, Sweden and Finland and for the Baltic States. Brighter, with isolated showers, for northern Scandinavia.
Thundery outbreaks of rain for much of Spain on Monday, just the southwestern corner staying dry. Mostly dry and bright for Portugal though northern areas could catch a thunderstorm. Frequent showers for the Balearic Islands, Sardinia and northern Italy while Corsica and southern Italy should stay mostly dry and fair. Thundery showers perhaps also affecting the far northwest of Greece and the north coast of Turkey, otherwise staying hot, dry and sunny here.
France sees a mixture of cloudy skies and sunny spells on Monday with showers around the Pyrenees. Scattered showers affecting the Low Countries and northern parts of Germany and Poland too. Mostly dry and bright for southern parts of Germany and Poland and also for the Czech Republic. Austria and Switzerland will see some outbreaks of rain which will be heavy at times.
Outbreaks of showers and rain affecting Denmark, the Baltic States and southern portions of Finland, Sweden and Norway on Monday. Breezy too for the Baltics. Brighter for northern areas though some light, scattered showers may persist.