Issued: 0530hrs Thursday 16th May 2019
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Showers in central Europe and the Mediterranean, fair in Scandinavia
Showers, heavy and thundery at times in northern Spain and through northern Portugal. Most other parts of Spain should be dry with sunny spells. Fair in the central Mediterranean. Showers or rain in the far south of Italy as well as Sicily. Greece should be dry with good spells of sunshine. More sunshine and warm conditions in Turkey.
A breezy and cool day in France with the best sunshine in the west. Breezy and cool in the Low Countries. Rain and strong, cool winds affect the north of Germany and much of Poland. Southern Germany and Poland should be drier and milder. Hungary, Austria and Switzerland will have some thundery showers.
Windy in Denmark with good spells of sunshine here. Breezy in the far south of Sweden as well as in Finland with both areas staying fine. Sunshine and dry weather in Finland and northern Sweden. Norway will be dry with more sunshine.
Showers and outbreaks of rain in northern Spain. Portugal and the south of Spain will be dry with plenty of sunshine. Some showers or rain in the Balearics too. Corsica and Sardinia should be dry whilst occasional showers develop in a mostly bright and dry Italy. Greece will have showers, some of them heavy. Turkey should be dry to the south, but thunderstorms in the north.
Low pressure brings unsettled conditions over France. There will be showers and longer spells of rain. A risk of thunderstorms in the south. The Low Countries and northern Germany will have a mix of bright spells and showers. Further heavy showers and some rain in northern and eastern Poland. Austria and Hungary should be dry whilst there will be cloud and showers in Switzerland.
Breezy and damp in Denmark. Wet for southern Sweden and breezy here too. The Baltic States will be breezy and mostly dry. Fair with sunshine and dry weather for Finland and northern Sweden. Plenty of sunshine in central and northern Norway.