Issued: 0530hrs Wednesday 17th August 2022
Duty forecaster: Alexi Venerus
Thundery, heavy showers tracking east across northern Europe
Showers and longer spells of rain across the far north and northeastern parts of Spain. Dry but breezy for Portugal. Showers looking to affect the Balearics later too. Largely dry and fine through Italy, Greece and Turkey where it will be hot.
Staying unsettled with thundery, heavy showers scattered across France, western parts of Germany and the Low Countries. Eastern areas of Europe through midweek looking to be largely dry and fine with sunny spells.
Rain clearing from the west across Norway and northern regions of Sweden with drier and brighter weather to follow, although scattered showers cannot be ruled out. The outbreaks of heavy rain moves into northern and central areas of Finland as the day progresses with some heavy showers affecting the Baltic States. Largely dry across Denmark though showers migrating northwards across southern regions later.
Much of Spain and Portugal will be dry though some thunderstorms will break out in the far northeast of Spain. Thunderstorms continue to affect the Balearic islands into Sardinia and Corsica. Heavy and thundery rain affecting northern Italy also but much of central and southern regions will be dry with sunshine. Dry, sunny and hot across the Aegean.
Thundery, heavy showers continue to affect central and eastern regions of France while clearing the Low Countries through the day. Unsettled with heavy showers and or longer spells of rain/thunderstorms across Germany. Much of Poland and eastern Europe should remain dry. The Balkans also dry and fine.
A few scattered thundery showers affecting southern Sweden, otherwise it will be dry and fine for Norway and Sweden. Any rain clearing Finland. Largely dry and fine across Denmark and the Baltic states.