Issued: 0530hrs Wednesday 23rd August 2017
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Fair across southern Europe with lots of sunshine, showers and rain to the north
Some showers in northern Spain today whilst most of the rest of Iberia remains dry with good spells of sunshine and will be warm too. Dry and fine weather extends through the Balearics and into Italy with plenty of sunshine. A fine day too in Greece and Turkey and feeling very warm here.
France should be mostly dry with good spells of sunshine although an odd shower could affect the far north. Germany and Poland will be dry and fine too with more spells of sunshine. Poland sees some showers in the east with Austria and Hungary being dry. Some afternoon showers forming in Switzerland.
A fine day for Denmark with good spells of sunshine here. Chilly with some showery rain in the Baltic States and remaining fine across Finland too. Some sunny spells and dry for Sweden and Norway, just a few showers in northern Norway.
Fine and warm across Spain and Portugal today. A warm day too with lots of sunshine in the Balearics. Italy should be warm and sunny throughout the day and it will be staying fine with more sunshine to come in Greece and Turkey.
A few thunderstorms may break out in central France, but the rest of the country should be dry and warm. Mainly fair for the Low Countries and most of Germany. Poland should be staying dry with moe sunshine to come here, and staying warm across Hungary too. Austria and Switzerland will see a risk of thunderstorms.
Denmark should be dry with broken cloud. The Baltic States will be dry with good spells of sunshine too, and it should stay dry in Finland. Norway may have some rain in the south but for Sweden it should be mostly dry with sunny spells.