Issued: 0530hrs Thursday 16th June 2022
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Hot central and southern Europe, some thunderstorms in Spain
Thunderstorms developing across Spain today, some of them heavy and focussed over central and northern areas. Drier for the south of Spain. Fine through the central Mediterranean. Scattered showers developing over southern Italy, fair in the north, Hot for Greece with sunny spells. Fair too in Turkey and hot, a chance of a thunderstorm forming in central Turkey.
France will be dry with sunshine throughout. Staying dry in the Low Countries with sunshine here. Germany will be warm and dry with sunny spells., Some thunderstorms forming in central and southern Poland, these extending to Hungary. Heavy thunderstorms may affect Austria with sunshine and fair weather in Switzerland.
Sunny spells for Denmark and dry here too. Some showers in southern Sweden. The Baltic States will be fair with sunny spells. Sunshine and showers in Finland and staying dry in northern Sweden. Scattered showers over the coasts of Norway.
Thundery showers again affecting Spain and Portugal, although these more scattered. The Balearics should be dry with good spells of sunshine. Greece should be fine too, again with good spells of sunshine here. Turkey is fine and dry and may be very warm.
France will have a dry day with sunny spells. Fine for the Low Countries and Germany, again with plenty of sunshine. Poland will be dry and sunny, just a few showers in the east. Hungary should be dry and again will be sunny. Austria and Switzerland may have a few showers in the afternoon.
Denmark is likely to be cloudy with some outbreaks of rain. The Baltic States will be fair with good spells of sunshine and it should remain fair in Finland. Most of Sweden will be dry, although heavy rain is likely in southern Norway.