Issued: 0530hrs Monday 30th July 2012
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Sunny and hot through southern Europe, heavy showers to the north
Some showers over inland areas of Spain today. Fine through Portugal with plenty of sunshine. Hot condtions across the central Mediterranean, and staying hot and dry in Greece and Turkey too.
Plenty of sunshine through France and the Low Countries. Sunny to in the western half of Germany, but eastern areas will have heavy showers. Poland sees further heavy showers, some of them thundery.
Scattered showers over Norway. Some heavy showers in Denmark with further heavy showers across Sweden. Heavy rain in the Baltic States, this extending into Finland.
A fair day in Spain and Portugal, plenty of sunshine and very warm here. There will be more sunshine in central and southern Italy, heavy showers affecting northern Italy. Heavy showers across Greece, and some thunderstorms forming inland in Turkey.
Fair for most of France but some cloud and rain in the far north of France. rain too through the Low Countries, most of it light. Plenty of sunshine in Germany and Poland, although some heavy showers for Switzerland. Austria and Hunagry should be dry with sunny spells.
Heavy showers in Scandinavia with some torrential thunderstorms in Denmark. More heavy showers through Sweden, with heavy showers in the Baltic States and Finland too. Heavy showers for Norway, with thunderstorms in the south.