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Europe forecast - July 20, 2019
Hot, settled Mediterranean
Thunderstorms east

Issued: 0530hrs Saturday 20th July 2019
Duty forecaster: Claire Darbinyan

Thunderstorms over eastern Europe Sunday; staying settled across the Med.

Continuing mostly hot, dry and sunny over western and central parts of the Mediterranean including Portugal, Spain, the Balearic Islands and Italy. Mostly dry, hot and sunny too for Greece and Turkey but with showers developing later over northern Greece and western Turkey.
A band of heavy rain grazes the northern coast of France while scattered showers affect southern and eastern parts of the country. Showers, some of them heavy, moving across the Low Countries, Germany, Switzerland and Austria. Mostly dry and fair for eastern Poland, the Czech Republic and Hungary with showery outbreaks affecting western Poland and Slovakia.
Outbreaks of rain, heavy at times, affecting Denmark through much of the day and sweeping into southern parts of Norway and southwestern Sweden later. A mostly dry and bright day for northern Norway, Finland and the Baltic States while central and northern parts of Sweden will see some outbreaks of rain.

A mostly dry, hot and sunny day across the Mediterranean again on Sunday. Portugal, the Balearics, Corsica, Sardinia, Italy, the Balkans, Greece and Turkey all experiencing settled conditions. A few showers may flare up over central and northern parts of Spain through the afternoon and into Sunday evening but elsewhere it will stay dry & fine.
A mostly dry and fair day for France and the Low Countries though some showers could develop over southern parts of France. A showery day too for eastern and southern Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and northern parts of Hungary. These showers may be thundery in nature over more eastern areas.
Outbreaks of rain continuing to affect northeastern parts of Denmark and southern parts of Norway and Sweden on Sunday. A showery day for the southern Baltic States but dry and fine for Latvia and Finland. A dry, fine day for eastern parts of Sweden; wetter to the west and for central and northern parts of Norway.