Issued: 0530hrs Tuesday 21st May 2019
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Showers in central Europe and the Mediterranean, fair in Scandinavia
A sunny and warm day for Portugal and Spain with afternoon thundery showers flaring up over the eastern half of Spain. A dry and bright day for the Balearics, Corsica and Sardinia. Showers continuing over Italy through the morning but easing into the afternoon and evening to leave a dry and bright end to the day. Light scattered showers will sweep eastward across southern Greece and into Turkey. Dry and bright for northern Greece.
Another mixed day for France with heavy thundery showers for western areas through the afternoon. Overcast with showers for the Low Countries. Outbreaks of rain and heavy, thundery showers affecting Switzerland, Austria, Germany, the Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia and Hungary.
Overcast for Denmark with outbreaks of rain for eastern and southern regions. Scattered showers affecting southern Finland, much of Sweden and southern parts of Norway, particularly through the second half of the day.
A fair and very warm day in Spain and POrtugal. Good spells of sunshine lasting throughout the day. Fine too for the Balearics, Corsica and Sardinia. Some thunderstorms in northern Italy but fair to the south. Greece and Turkey should be dry with plenty of sunshine here throughout.
Thundery showers developing in eastern France but the west should be fair. Sunny spells and scattered showers in the Low Countries and northern Germany. Colder with rain in Poland and southern Germany. Heavy and thundery rain affecting most of Hungary. Austria and Switzerland.
Denmark will be bright and mostly dry. Showers, some heavy in the Baltic States with chilly weaher mixed with sunny spells and showers in Finland and Norway. Southern Sweden will be wet with some heavy rain, but the north should be dry.