Issued: 0530hrs Thursday 23rd May 2019
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Showers and rain in the east, drier in the west at first
Scattered showers in northern Spain, but fair for most with good spells of sunshine. More sunshine through central parts of the Mediterranean whilst some heavy showers or even thunderstorms affect Italy. Greece will have some showers in the north, but dry and fine to the south. Turkey will be fair and dry to the south but some showers in the north.
Showers develop in the northwest of France but most of the country should be dry with lots of sunshine and will be warm. Fair for most of the Low Countries and Germany with good spells of warm sunshine. Fair in western Poland, thundery rain in the east. Mostly fair in Hungary with some thundery showers for Austria. Switzerland should be fair with sunny spells.
Sunny spells in Denmark. Rain in the Baltic States and in Finland. More rain in northern Sweden but brighter to the south. Norway will be unsetled with wind and showers or longer spells of rain.
A wet day with some heavy and thundery rain in northeastern Spain. Fair in western areas and through Portugal. Showers for the Balearics although dry in Corsica and Sardinia. Italy will have sunny spells and some heavy showers developing inland. Greece should be dry with sunshine. Showers in northern Turkey, mostly dry to the south.
Thundery showers developing in central and eastern France, but dry to the west. Sunny spells and more scattered showers in the Low Countries and Germany as well as Poland. Brighter in southern Poland and southern Germany. Hungary should be dry with some sunshine as heavy showers form in Austria and Switzerland.
Rain in Denmark. The Baltic States and Finland will be cloudy with periods of rain. More rain for other areas of Sweden. Norway will be bright with sunny spells and only a few showers.