Issued: 0530hrs Wednesday 4th July 2018
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Torrential storms in central Europe, fair Mediterranean
Showers in northern Spain. Fair for the rest of Portugal and Spain with good spells of sunshine. The Balearics, Corsica and Sardinia will be dry with good spells of sunshine. More sunshine to come in Greece and Turkey and feeling very warm here too.
Heavy and thundery showers in France, some of these reaching the Low Countries. Fair for most of Germany, although thunderstorms in the far south. Poland should be dry with more sunshine. Showers in western Austria, fine in Hungary although heavy thunderstorms for Switzerland.
Sunny spells and dry in Denmark. Isolated showers in the Baltic States although some heavier showers in Finland. Scattered showers developing in Sweden. Sunny spells and dry for Sweden.
Isolated showers in northern Spain. Fine for most of the rest of Spain and Portugal with lots of sunshine. More sunshine in Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily and Italy. Greece and Turkey should be dry with lots of sunshine throughout the day.
Heavy showers and thunderstorms developing in France. A scattering of showers over the Low Countries. The southern half of Germany will have heavy thunderstorms although the north should be dry. Fair in Poland with good spells of sunshine. The heavy showers and thunderstorms affect Switzerland and Austria although Hungary will be dry.
Denmark will have a fine day with lots of sunshine. Fair for Norway with lots of sunshine here. Staying sunny in Sweden again with plenty of sunshine. The Baltic States and Finland having a mix of sunny spells and scattered showers.