Issued: 0530hrs Monday 4th May 2020
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Heavy showers central Europe, fair to the south, cool in the east
Patchy outbreaks of rain affect the far northwest of Spain and far north of Portugal while isolated showers may pop up over eastern Spain. Otherwise a fine day for much of Iberia. A dry and fine day too for Italy and Greece with good spells of sunshine here. Thundery showers, some heavy, continue to affect much of Turkey.
Outbreaks of rain, some heavy, affect the northwestern half of France though this tends to ease through the day. Mostly dry and fine for the Low Countries and Germany, though some rain may spread into far southern areas. Sunny with scattered showers for Poland and the Czech Republic while Switzerland and Austria see some heavy outbreaks of rain.
Dry and sunny for Denmark as well as much of Norway and Sweden. Isolated showers affect northwestern Norway and the far southeast of Sweden at times. Cloudier with outbreaks of rain for the Baltic States and southern Finland though it tends to become drier and brighter through the day.
Fair through Spain and Portugal on Wednesday, plenty of sunshine and dry. More sunshine for Corsica and Sardinia. Scattered showers in northern Italy, otherwise dry here. Fine, sunny and warm for Greece with more fine weather to come through Turkey.
Fair weather in France, good sunny spells. Dry too in the Low Countries and Germany. Cooler in Poland with some showers in the east. Heavy and thundery showers in eastern Hungary, but fine in Austria and Switzerland.
Denmark should be fair with more sunshine throughout. Cool for the Baltic Staes in a mix of sunshine and showers. Those showers affect Finland too. Sweden will be dry and cool. Fair in southern Norway but staying cool whilst there will be some heavy showers in northern Norway.