Issued: 0530hrs Wednesday 14th August 2019
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Hot and dry Mediterranean, more unsettled north with rain and showers
Fine and dry with plenty of sunshine for Spain and Portugal. The Balearics, Corsica and Sardinia will be dry with plenty of warm sunshine. Afternoon showers could develop in parts of Italy, but for most it should be dry and sunny. Greece and Turkey will be sunny, hot and dry.
Showery rain in northern France where it will be breezy too. Much of the rest of France will be dry with sunny spells. Rain and stronger winds affecting the Low Countries. Germany will have some sunshine, although increasing cloud. Poland should be dry with sunny periods, similar weather affecting Hungary, Austria and Switzerland.
Fair for Denmark, good spells of sunshine throughout the day. Showers, some heavy in the Baltic States. Rain and cooler conditions in Finland with further showers and sunny spells in Sweden. Norway will have a mix of sunny spells and showers, some of them heavy.
Cloud and patchy rain affecting northwest Spain and the north of Portugal on Wednesday. Fair with plenty of sunshine in the east and south. Plenty of sunshine in Italy and Greece as well as through Turkey.
Cloud and some rain in northwest France but otherwise a fine day with plenty of hot sunshine. Cloud and some outbreaks of rain affecting the Low Countries, but very warm and sunny in Germany. Poland will be fine and dry too with lots of sunshine. Remaining dry and sunny in Switzerland, Hungary and Austria.
Sunny spells and dry for Denmark. Cloud and some showery rain in Sweden, but lots of sunny spells and a few showers in the Baltic States and Finland. Norway should be fine too, again with lots of sunshine here.