Issued: 0530hrs Thursday 19th May 2022
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Heavy showers western Europe, fair for much of the Mediterranean
Fine for Spain and Portugal on Thursday with plenty of sunshine throughout. It stays sunny and warm for the central Mediterranean too with plenty of sunshine across Corsica and Sardinia as well as most of Italy. Scattered showers could affect the far northwest if Italy in the afternoon. Some showers in western Greece later, with thunderstorms developing over southern coasts of Turkey.
Isolated afternoon showers in central parts of France, otherwise dry with plenty of sunshine here. Cloud and some showery rain for the Low Countries. Most of Germany should be dry, although isolated showers could affect the far west. Poland should be dry with lots of sunshine and it will be warm. Hungary and Austria will be dry with plenty of sunshine, although thunderstorms for Switzerland.
An area of thundery rain will afect Denmark and the south of Sweden. Some rain too in the Baltic States. Fair for central and northern Sweden, plenty of sunshine and dry weather in Finland. Coud and some showery rain for the west of Norway.
Plenty of sunshine for Spain and Portugal today. There will be sunshine too for Corsica and Sardinia and it should stay dry. Italy will be fair and dry, again with plenty of sunshine. Greece and western Turkey stay dry and sunny, although there will be some sunshine in the east.
Thundery showers in the east of France. Western areas should be dry with good spells of sunshine here. Mostly dry wit some sunshine in the Low Countries. Heavy, thundery rain across central and western parts of Germany, drier in the east. Poland will be dry with lots of sunshine. Hungary is dry too with more sunshine here, dry in Austria too. Lots of showers and thunderstorms in Switzerland.
Denmark will be thundery with some thundery rain in southern Sweden too. The Baltic States are likely to be drier with some sunshine. Finland is likely to be dry with more sunshine. Fair across northern parts of Sweden. Norway will have a few showers on western coasts.