Issued: 0530hrs Monday 27th April 2020
Duty forecaster: Claire Darbinyan
Thunderstorms spread east from the Iberian Peninsula into Italy
Heavy showers and thunderstorms across Portugal and Spain but with some spells of sunshine in between. Scattered showers for Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily and southern Italy. Drier and brighter to the north but with some showers over the Alps. A sunny start for Greece and Turkey though showers, some thundery, develop here through the afternoon.
Thundery showers spread across much of France, Switzerland and Austria as well as Belgium. Dry to the far northeast of France and for the Netherlands with good spells of sunshine here. A dry and mostly fine day for Germany, the Czech Republic and Poland though there may be more cloud around further east.
Outbreaks of rain, some heavy, for Denmark and southern parts of both Norway and Sweden on Monday. Drier but rather overcast for central and northern parts of Norway and Sweden. A dry and fine day for the Baltic States and Finland though isolated showers may develop over the far north of Finland.
Scattered showers affect northern parts of Spain on Tuesday but across the rest of the country and for Portugal it's a mostly dry and fine day. Heavy showers, some thundery, for northern and central parts of Italy but generally staying drier and brighter to the south. A mostly dry and bright day for Greece and Turkey though afternoon thunderstorms may pop up over northern Greece and southern Turkey.
Showers and outbreaks of rain spread across France - these heaviest to the southeast. Showers also spread across the Low Countries, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, the Czech Republic and Poland. Some of these likely to be heavy, particularly over southern Germany. Mostly dry but increasingly cloudy for Slovakia and Hungary.
A fine day for Denmark with isolated showers to the north. Scattered showers affect southern parts of Norway and Sweden too though it stays dry and fine further north. Outbreaks of rain spread from the west across the Baltic States - this heaviest over Estonia - while Finland is rather cloudy with frequent showers.