Issued: 0530hrs Tuesday 19th June 2012
Duty forecaster: John Ejdowski
Hot across Iberia and eastern Europe
A few showers across Britain today with more frequent and heavy showers forecast across northern France, dry and sunny in the south of France. A day of sunshine and showers across Belgium and The Netherlands. Lots of dry, sunny weather to come for Germany, Denmark and southern parts of Norway and Sweden. Northern parts will have heavy showers. Cloudy and wet across Finland with rain. Heavy, thundery showers are expected across the Baltic States and Belarus. Mostly sunny and hot across Russia into the Ukraine, the former Yugoslavia, the Czech Republic, Romania, Greece and Turkey. Mostly cloudy across Spain and Portugal with showers. Fair and dry across the Balearics with a warm, sunny day across Italy. Expect a few showers across the Alps and across Austria today. Those strong northerly winds will persist across the Aegean Sea.
Lots of dry weather across England today and fine across Belgium, Holland, into Denmark and up across much of Sweden and Norway. An area of rain is expected across Germany and through northern parts of France with southern France, dry, sunny and very warm. Hot across Spain with sunny spells. Fine across the Balearics as well, through to Italy, the former Yugoslavia, Greece and Turkey will be quite hot. Outbreaks of rain are expected across Finland and across eastern parts of Russia with showers across northern parts of the Ukraine. A dry day with sunny spells across the Baltic States, Belarus into most of Poland, Hungary, into the Czech Republic and Romania. Heavy showers are expected across the Alps and parts of southern Germany. Another very windy day with north to northeasterly gales blowing from the Black Sea down through the Aegean Sea.