Issued: 0530hrs Monday June 5, 2017
Duty forecaster: John Ejdowski
Best across Iberia
A warm day to come across central and southern parts of Europe, cooler in the north. An area of heavy rain spreads into Britain and western France accompanied by gusty winds. Showers are likely across eastern France and across southern Germany and the Alpine Region these are going to be heavy and thundery. Apart from a few showers for northern Iberia, most of Portugal will be dry, sunny and warm. More unsettled and warm across Italy today with plenty of heavy showers and thunderstorms developing. Just a few showers to affect the Alpine Region, Greece and Romania, otherwise a dry, warm day is expected. Fine and dry from The Czech Republic across into Poland, The Baltic States and Belarus. Spells of rain are forecast for northern Russia and Finland with much of southern Sweden and Finland cold but dry. A few showers may be found around the Balearics, Corsica and Sardinia. Western pats of Turkey will also see some showers with the east dry. Strong winds with gales are likely across the channel into Biscay, the western channel and western France.
Temperatures on the rise across much of Europe. Very warm and sunny across Portugal, Spain and the south of France. Heavy rain to come across eastern Britain with heavy, blustery showers across western Britain into The Low Countries and northern and central France. Heavy rain is expected across Germany, Austria, Denmark and the far south of Norway and Sweden. A number of heavy showers and scattered thunderstorms are forecast across the Adriatic Region, the Czech Republic, Poland and Hungary where it will be very warm and humid. Largely fine and dry across Bulgaria, Greece, Turkey and Romania into the Ukraine, Russia and The Baltic States. Expect a few showers across Finland but mainly dry. Gales will be found in the North Sea and through the channel.