Issued: 0530hrs Thursday 24th August 2017
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Hot weather in the Mediterranean but some showers or rain for central and northern Europe
Fine and warm across Spain and Portugal today. A warm day too with lots of sunshine in the Balearics. Italy should be warm and sunny throughout the day and it will be staying fine with more sunshine to come in Greece and Turkey.
A few thunderstorms may break out in central France, but the rest of the country should be dry and warm. Mainly fair for the Low Countries and most of Germany. Poland should be staying dry with moe sunshine to come here, and staying warm across Hungary too. Austria and Switzerland will see a risk of thunderstorms.
Denmark should be dry with broken cloud. The Baltic States will be dry with good spells of sunshine too, and it should stay dry in Finland. Norway may have some rain in the south but for Sweden it should be mostly dry with sunny spells.
Dry with plenty of sunshine across much of Spain and Portugal today although there will be some cloud and rain in the far northwest of Spain. Sunshine and very warm in the balearics. Staying sunny through Italy and Greece as well as Turkey and remaining warm here.
A risk of a thundery showers in northern France but for the rest of the country it should be dry with lots of sunshine. The Low Countries will be dry and fair with more sunshine. Germany and Poland will be dry and warm with more sunshine. Scattered thunderstorms in Austria, Hungary and Switzerland.
Fair with lots of sunshine for Denmark. Heavy showers across southern Sweden. rain for the Baltic States and Finland. Fair across much of Norway and northern Sweden with more sunshine here.