Issued: 0530hrs Tuesday 15th May 2012
Duty forecaster: John Ejdowski
Fine across the Mediterranean
Unsettled and windy across Britain with rain while plenty of showers are expected across most of France with heavy showers across Belgium, Holland, Denmark, Sweden and most of Germany. Continued hot and sunny today across Spain and Portugal. Largely dry across Finland, Russia, The Baltic States into Belarus, Poland, Austria and the Ukraine. Sunny spells and showers are in the forecast across Italy with heavy showers and thunderstorms across the former Yugoslavia and Greece and rain showers across parts of Turkey. Lots of warm sunshine from Sardinia into the Balearics.
Cool and showery across England, northern and central parts of France, Belgium, Holland, Denmark, western Germany and Sweden. Some of these will be heavy with a dry day for the South of France and eastern Germany. Mainly dry albeit cloudy across Norway with long sunny spells across Finland. Most of Russia, The Baltic States into Belarus and the Ukraine will be dry and mostly sunny. Cloudy across Poland with light rain. Hot, dry and sunny across Spain and Portugal today with plenty of warm sunshine across the Balearics into Italy. More unsettled with heavy showers and thunderstorms for Greece, Turkey, Bulgaria with rain across the former Yugoslavia. Dry with sunny spells for Austria with showers for Switzerland.