Issued: 0530hrs Sunday 15th May 2022
Duty forecaster: Alexi Venerus
Showery, heavy rain affects northern Europe
Largely dry, fine and hot across Spain and Portugal though a few showers could develop later in the north. Dry and fine through the Balearic islands. Italy will continue to be dry with sunshine. Thunderstorms across Greece and east Turkey but dry and fine in the west.
Thunderstorms develop and become more widespread across France. Scattered thundery showers continue across Switzerland and west Austria. Drier further east. Largely dry, fine and very warm across the Low Countries and Germany as well as the Czech Republic. The odd shower down the Balkan states but mostly dry here.
Largely dry and fine through southern parts of Norway and Sweden though windier with outbreaks of rain further north. Some patchy rain but mostly dry through Finland yet feeling chilly. Largely dry and fine across Denmark and the Baltic states.
Some showery rain affecting northwest Portugal but largely dry and fine elsewhere with sunny spells. Spain will be largely dry, fine and very warm. The Balerics too will be dry with sunshine and very warm. The odd shower cannot be ruled out across central Italy but mostly dry and fine. Thundery showers affecting Greece and parts of Turkey.
Thundery, showery rain pushes across much of France with showers being more confined to eastern areas later in the day, though the south of France looking to remain dry. The thundery, heavy rain will affect the Netherlands as well as Germany with heavy showers still across Switzerland and Austria. The Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland should be dry until evening.
High pressure close by Norway allows for mostly dry and fine conditions through Norway and Sweden. Outbreaks of rain affecting Finland. Mostly dry for Denmark but heavy rain will push up from the south later. Mainly dry and fine through the Baltics states.