Issued: 0530hrs Sunday 19th May 2019
Duty forecaster: Claire Darbinyan
Low pressure brings unsettled conditions to central Europe; drier and brighter for the Mediterranean
Showers for northeastern parts of Spain on Sunday while cloud will build over the southwest and Portugal. A risk of showers for the Balearics, Corsica and Sardinia but, on the whole, it will be a brighter and drier day than Saturday. Thundery showers and outbreaks of rain will continue for central and northern Italy while it will be drier but cloudy in the south. A hot and mostly sunny day for Greece and Turkey but the risk of showers for western parts of Greece.
Showers continuing on Sunday for France and the Low Countries, the heaviest of which will be mostly concentrated over eastern areas. A showery day for Germany, Poland, the Czech Republic, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary and Switzerland. Some of these showers will be thundery.
A mostly dry but cloudy day for Denmark and the northern Baltic States. Rain continuing for southwestern Lithuania. Mostly dry and fair too for Finland. Showers will affect parts of Sweden through the day while a band of heavy rain will edge northward across the country. Showers will affect eastern parts of Norway but it will be a dry and sunny day elsewhere.
A dry, sunny and warm day for Portugal, Spain and the Balearic Islands. Showers continuing to affect Corsica, Sardinia and central and northern Italy. These will mostly be concentrated over western parts of the country. Showers for Greece too through the late afternoon while Turkey should remain dry. Hot here too with high cloud turning the sun rather hazy.
A mixture of broken cloud, sunny spells and scattered showers for France on Monday. Showers too for the Low Countries but it will stay mostly cloudy here. Overcast too for Germany, Switzerland, Austria, the Czech Republic, Poland and Hungary with heavy, occasionally thundery, showers developing through the afternoon.
A mostly cloudy day for Denmark with the occasional sunny spell and isolated shower on Monday. Overcast too for the Baltic States with a band of light patchy rain edging northward through Lithuania and Latvia. Some heavy bursts of rain will affect central and northern Finland; staying dry in the south with broken cloud and sunny spells. Some heavy bursts of rain for southern Sweden, moving into southeast Norway through the evening. Elsewhere staying dry and mostly bright.