Issued: 0530hrs Saturday 1st June 2019
Duty forecaster: Claire Darbinyan
Hot & dry for the western Med; thundery showers for Italy & the Balkans
A hot, dry and sunny day for Portugal, Spain and the Balearic Islands. Warm and sunny too for Corsica, Sardinia and Italy although some afternoon showers could flare up, particularly for southern and western parts of Italy. Hot, dry and sunny too for Greece and Turkey though some showers affecting northern Greece and eastern Turkey through the afternoon.
Warm, bright and dry for France, the Low Countries and Switzerland on Saturday. Warm, bright and mostly dry too for Germany, Poland, the Czech Republic and Austria though some isolated showers could flare up through the late afternoon.
A few showers for Denmark through the morning but these clearing to leave a dry and bright afternoon. Cloudy for the Baltics on Saturday but it should stay mostly dry. A band of heavy rain will move from southern Norway through central and southern Sweden into southern Finland by the end of the day. To the west of this will be sunny with just the odd isolated shower.
Cloud building from the west across Iberia through the day on Sunday. Staying mostly dry for Portugal with just the odd shower for northwestern Spain. Dry, warm and sunny for the Balearics, Corsica, Sardinia and northern Italy. Frequent thundery showers for central and southern Italy and for northern Greece. Dry, hot and sunny for southern Greece and for Turkey.
Cloud building from the northwest over France and the Low Countries too on Sunday bringing light, patchy outbreaks of rain through the afternoon. Mostly dry, warm and sunny for Germany, Switzerland and the Czech Republic. A mixture of sunny spells and scattered showers for Austria, Hungary, Slovakia and southern Poland. Warm and dry for central and northern Poland.
A mixture of cloudy skies and sunny spells for Denmark with some showers developing through the afternoon. Cloudy skies and sunny spells for the Baltic States too though it should dry here. Rain clearing western Finland through the morning to leave a dry and sunny afternoon. Dry and sunny too for northern parts of Sweden and Norway. Cloudier in the south with rain affecting southern Norway.