Issued: 0530hrs Thursday 10th May 2018
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Thundery showers across the Mediterranean, fair in western Europe
Heavy showers in eastern Spain on Thursday. Some cloud in Portugal and northern Spain, although fair elsewhere. The Balearics will have sunny spells whilst Italy has heavy, thundery showers. Further thunderstorms in Greece and Turkey, some of these heavy.
Cloud and some showers in eastern France today. Western areas brighter with sunshine. Cloud and some showery rain through Germany whilst more persistent rain and some thunderstorms move through Poland. Austria and Hungary will have further heavy showers whilst Switzerland is dry with sunny spells.
Cloud and rain affecting Denmark with some cloud in the Baltic States. Finland will be fair with more sunshine to come here. Staying sunny in northern Sweden but some rain in the south. Cloud and heavy rain affecting western Norway.
Further heavy showers in northern Spain on Friday. The rest of Spain and Portugal should be dry with sunny spells. Fine too in the Balearics with more sunshine to come here. Heavy and thundery showers in Italy and Greece. The thundery showers extending into Turkey.
France will be mostly dry with sunny spells, although some showers in the west and south. Fine for Germany and the Low Countries with more sunshine in western Poland too. Eastern Poland will have cloud and rain, and this extends into Hungary and Austria as well as Switzerland.
Fine weather in Denmark with more sunshine here. Plenty of sunshine for the Baltic States and Finland. Some showery rain developing in eastern and northern Sweden. Heavy showers in central parts of Norway.