Issued: 0530hrs Monday 8th October 2018
Duty forecaster: David Hulse
Southern showers but fine for many central and northern areas.
Much of Spain and Portugal will be dry with spells of sunshine but showers, perhaps locally heavy and thundery in the north and East of Spain will extend east across into the Balearics and towards Corsica and Sardinia. Some sunshine for Italy and the Adriatic but with showers breaking out for a time. Sunshine and showers to Greece too but, while isolated showers will develop, much of Turkey will be dry.
Showers in the south of France, with a risk of Thunder, while some showers may crop up in Switzerland and Austria. Much of France, though, along with the Low Countries, Germany and Poland will be dry with a good deal of sunshine, the largely dry weather extending into Eastern Europe as well.
Breezy across Scandinavia with rain or drizzle at times but much of Denmark and the Baltic States will stay dry with some sunshine.
Temperatures in the low to mid 20s across most central and southern areas, locally near 30C in the south of Spain and Portugal but becoming cooler in the north and cold in the north and west of Scandinavia.
Dry with sunshine in the north and west of Portugal and Spain but showers, perhaps locally heavy and thundery in the south and east will extend east across into the Balearics and towards Corsica and Sardinia. Spells of sunshine for Italy and the Adriatic and while a few showers will crop up they will be mostly light. Sunny spells for Greece and Turkey but with a scattering of light showers.
Heavy, possibly thundery showers in the south of France but much of France, together with the Low Countries, Germany and Poland will be dry with a good deal of sunshine. Austria, Switzerland and other central parts, across to the Black Sea coast will be dry too, with a fair bit of sunshine.
Breezy across Norway, Sweden and Finland with some rain at times but Denmark and the Baltic States will stay dry with hazy sunshine.
Temperatures hold at the low to mid 20s in central and southern areas, locally a shade warmer in the south of Portugal, Spain and Turkey but becoming cooler further north and rather cold in Northern Scandinavia.