Issued: 0530hrs Friday 6th July 2012
Duty forecaster: John Ejdowski
Fine throughout the Mediterranean Region
A few showers across Britain and Belgium. While the south of France will be dry and sunny, heavy showers and thunderstorms will affect most of France, Germany, Holland and Denmark. Another fine day across the rest of Scandinavia with sunny skies for Norway, Sweden and Finland. Just a few well scattered showers across the Baltic States today. A very warm, sunny day across Poland, Belarus, Austria and Hungary. Showers will affect southern Russia with the north hot and sunny. Eastern parts of the Ukraine will also have some heavy showers. Western areas will be hot and sunny as will the Czech Republic, the former Yugoslavia, Romania into Greece and Turkey. Fine and summery again through Italy into a hot and sunny Spain and Portugal.
A rash of heavy showers with thunderstorms, is expected across Britain, northern and central parts of France, Belgium, Holland and western parts of Germany. Southern parts of France will be dry, sunny and very warm as does eastern parts of Germany. Expect sunny, and very warm day across Spain and Portugal. This fine weather extends across through the Balearics, Corsica, Sardinia and into Italy, Greece and Turkey. Heavy showers and thunderstorms are also forecast for Norway, Sweden and western parts of Poland, while eastern parts of Poland, Belarus and most of the rain and Russia will be dry, sunny spells. Most of Finland will also have a dry day with sunny spells, while scattered, heavy showers will develop across the Baltic States. Apart from the odd shower, it looks dry, sunny and very warm across the Czech Republic, Hungary, the former Yugoslavia and Romania.