Issued: 0530hrs Sunday 5th August 2012
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Sunny and hot Mediterranean, more unsettled with showers in the north
Some heavy showers over central parts of Spain today, these affecting southern Portugal too. The heavy showers could affect southern parts of France and around Switzerland and Austria. High pressure brings a hot and sunny day to the Balearics and Italy. More sunshine and hot weather to come over Turkey and Greece.
Heavy showers affecting northern France and the Low Countries as well as Germany. Further heavy showers for northern and central Poland.
High pressure brings dry and sunny weather to the Baltic States, although a few heavy showers will be affecting Denmark. Some heavy showers over inland areas of Norway and Sweden as well as Finland.
Sunny through Portugal and Spain on Monday. There could be some cloud for southern France where there may be an odd shower. Mainly fair through central France, but some heavy showers in northern France. Italy should be largely fair with lots of sunshine and this sunshine will affect Greece and Turkey too.
Heavy showers across the Low Countries and northern Germany with Poland being cloudy with some outbreaks of rain. Showers affecting Switzerland and Austria as well as Hungary.
Low pressure to the north brings more unsettled weather into southern parts of Sweden where it will be cloudy and wet. More rain in the Baltic States with rain in southern Finland. Heavy showers in Denmark and southern Sweden.