Issued: 0530hrs Sunday 7th October 2012
Duty forecaster: John Ejdowski
Summery across Spain
Fine and dry with lots of sunshine across England, Belgium and Holland today. Cloudier across France with rain in the south and this extends across the Alps into southern parts of Germany, Poland, Austria and the Czech Republic. Dry and sunny across northern Germany and northern Poland but with showers near the north coasts. Sunny, windy and cold across Norway and Sweden. Rain is forecast for Finland and Russia with heavy showers across the Baltic States. Lots of dry weather across the Balkans today. Fair and dry across the former Yugoslavia with plenty of sunshine across Bulgaria, Romania, The Ukraine, Greece and Turkey. Fine as well across Italy. Very summery across Spain and Portugal and feeling very warm.
Most of Britain stays fair and dry while an area if rain moves into western parts of France. Dry across eastern France with sunny skies across Germany, Austria into the Czech Republic and the former Yugoslavia. Rather cloudy but dry across Belgium and Holland with showers forecast across Denmark and western Norway. Most of Norway and Sweden remains cold but dry and sunny. Heavy showers will affect Finland, Russia, The Baltic States, Poland and Belarus with heavy rain across the Ukraine into eastern Romania. Just a few showers across Turkey with a dry, mostly sunny day across Greece and Bulgaria. Scattered showers are forecast across Italy but dry and sunny across Sardinia into the Balearics, Portugal Spain where it remains very warm.