Issued: 0530hrs Wednesday 20th August 2014
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Sunny in southern Europe, but cool with some rain in the north
A sunny day for most of Portugal and Spain, but some afternoon showers may form inland. Dry through the Balearics with more sunshine. A fine day to come in Italy, again with good spells of sunshine. Fair to for Greece and Turkey as well as feeling very warm here.
France will be cool but dry with good spells of sunshine. A few showers affecting the Low Countries and northern coasts of Germany. These showers also affecting the north of Poland. For the rest of Poland it should be dry with sunny spells and will be staying fine for southern Germany, Austria, Hungary and Switzerland
A windy day for Denmark where there will be heavy showers in the west. Showers and windy for the south of Sweden as well as the Baltic States. A higher rain risk for Finland and windy again here. The rain affecting the west of Denmark too.
Plenty of sunshine to come through Spain and Portugal today. Feeling warm in the Balearics and most of Italy. Thicker cloud affecting northern Italy with the risk of some heavy showers here. Fine and sunny for Greece and Turkey and feeling warm too.
A few showers breaking out in France, but mostly dry with sunny spells. Scattered showers for the Low Countries and northern Germany. Southern Germany and Poland should be mostly dry as will be Austria, Switzerland and Hungary.
Breezy in Denmark with a few showers. Scattered showers for the Baltic States. A few showers in Finland too. Breezy with a mix of sunshine and heavy showers in Sweden and Norway.