Issued: 0530hrs Monday 16th July 2018
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Torrential thunderstorms central Europe and western Mediterranean
Heavy thunderstorms in northeastern Spain. Fair over most of Spain and Portugal with hit spells of sunshine. Showers and some thunderstorms in the Balearics as well as Corsica and Sardinia. Italy should be dry for most and sunny, just a few showers to the north. fair for Greece and Turkey, lots of sunshine here and very warm too.
Heavy thunderstorms in the southern half of France. fair in northern France with lots of sunshine. More sunshine and fair weather in the Low Countries and Germany as well as Poland. Thunderstorms developing in Hungary and Austria as well as Switzerland.
Fair and dry in Denmark with lots of sunshine. Staying dry for much of Norway and Sweden. Thunderstorms in the Baltic but fair for Finland.
More storms in northern Spain on Tuesday. The rest of Spain and Portugal will be fair with sunny spells. A fine day to come in the Balearics with lots of hot sunshine in Corsica and Sardinia as well as Italy. Greece should be dry and sunny and it will be staying fine across Turkey too.
Thundery showers developing in France, fair to the north and south. The thundery showers may affect the Low Countries. Northern Germany will be dry but heavy, torrential thunderstorms could develop in southern Germany. These storms affect Switzerland and Hungary too.
Sunny spells and dry for Denmark and staying dry and sunny in Poland. Fair for the Baltic States but breezy, lots of sunshine for Finland. Fair in Sweden but some heavy showers affecting much of Sweden.