Issued: 0530hrs Saturday 5th June 2021
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Thunderstorms in central Europe as well as Spain, fair for much of Italy, Greece and Turkey
More showers pushing up from the south into central and northern areas of Spain on Saturday. Elsewhere, including Portugal, looks dry, fine and warm. Heavy and thundery showers also looking to continue to affect the Balearic Islands. Largely dry across Italy and the surrounding islands, although with a few showers across eastern coasts of mainland Italy. Dry, fine and sunny for Greece and Turkey.
A quieter day is expected for France although a few scattered showers are forecast. Largely dry and fine for the Netherlands and Belgium. Heavy and thundery showers expected to affect east Germany but western areas looking largely dry. Switzerland looks to be mostly dry but showers for Austria as well as the Czech Republic. Far western areas of Poland will also see thundery, heavy showers. Drier elsewhere here.
A scattering of showers affecting western parts of Norway as well as across northern and central areas of Sweden, one or two could be heavy. Mostly dry for Finland and the Baltic States. Denmark will see heavy showers push up, some of these likely to be thundery.
A few showers will be affecting northern parts of Spain on Sunday. Most other areas of Spain and Portugal will be staying dry with lots of sunshine. There will be a few heavy thunderstorms affecting Corsica, but dry in Sardinia. Italy will be mostly dry although there will be some showers affecting eastern coast, these torrential and thundering in the far north east. Lots of sunshine and dry weather for Greece and Turkey as well as feeling very warm.
Heavy showers affecting eastern and southern parts of France. Less showers towards the west and the north where there will be sunshine. Staying fair across the Netherlands and also much of northern Germany, although heavy showers in central and southern areas where these will be torrential and thundering. Mostly fair for Poland, but heavy, torrential thunderstorms affect Hungary, Austria and Switzerland.
Plenty of sunshine to come through Denmark and much of southern Sweden. It will be fair across the Baltic states as well as Finland. Scattered thundery showers affecting central and northern parts of Sweden. Heavy showers in southern and inland areas of Norway, although fine on the coast.