Issued: 0530hrs Monday 2nd July 2012
Duty forecaster: John Ejdowski
Very hot across Iberia
A cloudy day across England with outbreaks of rain and this rain area will extend across north western France with showers for eastern France but dry and sunny in the south and the west. Mainly dry across Belgium and Holland with showers across Denmark and northern parts of Norway and Sweden, dry and sunnier in the south. Wet today across Finland with heavy rain and heavy showers will affect north west Russia with the rest of Russia, sunny and hot. This summery weather extends down across The Ukraine, into Romania, Hungary, the Czech Republic into the former Yugoslavia, Greece and Turkey. Hot and dry as well across into Italy, Corsica and Sardinia. Damp and cloudy with rain across Germany today. Sunny and hot across Spain and Portugal today. A fine day across Poland, Belarus and across the Baltic States. Strong easterly west winds will prevail through the Straits of Gibraltar with gusty north winds blowing down through the Aegean Sea.
Very hot and sunny across Spain and Portugal today. This fine, summery weather will extend east across the Balearics, Corsica, most of France into Italy, Greece and Turkey. Expect rain across England with showers in the far north of France into Belgium. Fair and dry across Holland and Denmark. Most of Germany should be dry. An area of heavy showers will affect Poland, Austria, The Czech Republic and The Alps. Hot and sunny across The Ukraine, Romania, Hungary, Bulgaria into the former Yugoslavia. Rain spreads into Norway with a few showers for Sweden. Sunny and dry across Finland with a hot, dry day for most of Russia. Those brisk easterly west winds will persist through the Straits of Gibraltar with strong winds through the Aegean Sea.