Issued: 0530hrs Thursday 21st June 2012
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Mixed in northern Europe but fair and fie to the south
A band of showers drifting through central parts of Iberia today. There will be some good spells of sunshine around too. An area of more persistent rain and showers will be affecting central France, with sun to the west. Heavy showers over the Low Countries and through central and southern Germany, but to the north it should be drier and brighter.
Across eastern Spain and Italy the day is going to be finer with good spells of sunshine. Greece and Turkey will be dry with lots of sunshine. More sunshine to come through Bulgaria and Romania.
The Baltic States and Finland will have sunny spells and dry conditions. It is going to be dry with more sunshine through Norway and Sweden as well as Denmark.
A fair day through Spain and Portugal with some good spells of sunshine, and feeling very warm too. It should be fair across the Balearics and towards Italy. More sunshine to come through Greece and Turkey as well as Bulgaria and Romania.
Breezy with heavy showers across northern France but the rest of the country should be dry with some sunshine. More heavy showers blowing through the Low Countries. fair in Germany, but some cloud and rain to the east. Expect further cloud and rain in Switzerland and Austria as well as Hungary.
Cloud and rain is likely to be drifting into Denmark, but most of Sweden, Norway and Finland will be dry with lots of sunshine.