Issued: 0530hrs Friday 4th May 2018
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Rain in northwest Spain and northern Portugal on Friday. The rest of Spain and Portugal should be fair with sunny spells. A risk of some rain in the balearics. Wet again through Corsica and Sardinia with heavy showers in Italy. Fair with sunny spells in Greece and Turkey.
Cloud and some showers in the northwest of France but most of the country will be dry with sunny spells. The Low Countries and Germany should be dry and bright with good spells of sunshine. Cloud in Poland but it should be generally dry here. Further cloud and some rain in Switzerland and Austria, although Hungary should be dry with some sunny spells.
Denmark should be dry with sunny spells here. Bright too in the Baltic States with osme showers in Finland. Sweden and much of Norway should be bright and dryer, but some rain could affect northern Norway.
Thundery showers in eastern Spain on Saturday. The rest of Spain and Portugal should be dry with sunny spells. Further heavy and thundery showers over the Balearics. Staying showery, some of them heavy in Corsica and Sardinia as well as much of Italy. Greece will have some thundery showers too. Turkey also will be showers, but some sunny spells as well.
Fair and breezy in northern France, a few showers to the south. The Low Countries and Germany should be dry and warm with more sunshine to come here. Further spells of sunshine for Poland, although some heavy showers in Hungary, Switzerland and Austria.
High pressure brings fair conditions to Denmark with good spells of sunshine. More sunshine to come in the Baltic States and Finland as well as Sweden. Further showers in western Norway but dry and bright to the south.