Issued: 0530hrs Tuesday 11th August 2020
Duty forecaster: Alexi Venerus
Thundery and heavy showers across western Europe. Showers for central parts but mainly dry further north.
Afternoon thunderstorms develop over Spain once again on Tuesday, these may be locally heavy. Staying drier across much of Portugal. The Balearic Islands, Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily and Italy see a mostly warm and sunny day though afternoon showers develop along the west coast of Italy. Some scattered showers for Greece but mainly dry, fine and warm for Turkey.
Afternoon showers also affect much of France, Switzerland, Germany, the Low Countries, Austria and the Czech Republic on Tuesday. Otherwise it's a fine day across this part of Europe with the besy of the sun over northern areas. Eastern Europe could see some shwery rain affect mainly southern Poland, Hungary and Slovakia but also some sunny spells.
High pressure over Scandinavia continues to bring settled conditions to much of northern Europe. A dry and fine day for Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark and the Baltic States. Isolated showers may affect northern Denmark and far southern portions of Norway and Sweden.
Heavy and thundery showers will become confined to northern parts of Spain as well as northern parts of Portugal. Dry and fine elsewhere. A few thundery showers across the Balearics in the morning but should become dry and fine later on. Largely dry and fine across Italy, Sicily, Sardinia and Corsica. A largely dry and fine day for Greece and Turkey.
Thundery, heavy showers affecting northern and western regions of France through Wednesday. The Low Countires should remain dry until the evening. Germany looks to be mostly dry although the far south could see some showers. Showers, some heavy and thundery developing through the day across Switzerland and Austria and moving into Hungary and Croatia. Other largely dry today across much of eastern Europe.
High pressure weakens slightly on Wednesday to allow for possible showers to develop rather widespread across Norway, Sweden and Finland but plenty of dry conditions too. The further north the better the conditions. Dry and fine through the Baltic States and Denmark.