Issued: 0530hrs Saturday 19th June 2021
Duty forecaster: Alexi Venerus
Torrential thunderstorms across northern Europe this weekend
Thundery showers continuing across the far north of Spain and into northern Portugal but drier elsewhere. A few thundery showers developing across easternmost Balearic islands in the afternoon. A dry and fine day across Italy and the islands. Thunderstorms across northern Greece but dry and fine elsewhere. Showers largely clearing up throughout Turkey as the day progresses. Dry and sunny across Cyprus.
Thunderstorms and heavy rainfall pushing up through France during the day. The southeast staying largely dry. A dry day across the Low Countries although cloud will build in the south here. Some showers developing across east Germany but mainly dry and fine elsewhere. Thunderstorms across parts of Switzerland and Austria. Dry and fine down the Balkans although thunderstorms affecting Serbia and Bulgaria. Largely dry across Poland.
Thundery, heavy rain will push northwards across southern into central areas of Norway and Sweden and then push across into central and northern regions of Finland later in the day and overnight. Largely dry elsewhere. Dry and fine across the Baltics. Starting off rather cloudy and showery but conditions improve across Denmark.
A band of rain will push across Portugal on Sunday, while showers, some heavy and thundery, affect northwest Spain. Drier with sunshine through the Balearic Islands. Another dry and fine day across Italy and the surrounding islands. A few local scattered showers across Greece but largely dry here. Thunderstorms popping up across Turkey.
Staying largely unsettled with thunderstorms affecting much of France and into the Low Countries. Southern into central areas of Germany will also see some torrential rainfall with thunder. Thunderstorms continue across Austria and Switzerland. A few scattered showers developing across the Czech Republic but mostly dry. Largely dry across Poland once again.
A more settled day for Norway and Sweden although still with the risk of thunderstorms pushing into southern parts of Norway later. Thundery showers affecting the northern region of Finland but largely dry further south here. A few local showers, some heavy across the Baltic States. Showers, some thundery, will push northwards across Denmark.