Issued: 0530hrs Friday 20th May 2022
Duty forecaster: Alexi Venerus
An area of heavy rain, perhaps thundery, pushing eastwards across southern Scandinavia.
Plenty of sunshine for Spain and Portugal today. There will be sunshine too for Corsica and Sardinia and it should stay dry. Italy will be fair and dry, again with plenty of sunshine. Greece and western Turkey stay dry and sunny.
Thundery showers in the east of France. Western areas should be dry with good spells of sunshine here. Mostly dry with some sunshine in the Low Countries. Heavy, thundery rain across central and western parts of Germany, drier in the east. Poland will be dry with lots of sunshine. Hungary is dry too with more sunshine here, dry in Austria too. Lots of showers and thunderstorms in Switzerland.
Denmark will be thundery with some thundery rain in southern Sweden too. The Baltic States are likely to be drier with some sunshine. Finland is likely to be dry with more sunshine. Fair across northern parts of Sweden. Norway will have a few showers on western coasts.
Mostly dry and fine through Spain and Portugal though a few showers likely to develop further north here. The Balearics look to be dry, hot and sunny along with Italy and the islands as well as Greece. One or two isolated showers may develop across southern parts of Turkey but elsewhere here dry.
A largely dry and fine day across France, the Netherlands and much of Germany, though north Germany will see some rain with breezy conditions for a time. Showers still affecting Austria and Switzerland into northern parts of Slovakia into Croatia. A few scattered showers affecting eastern Europe but generally dry with sunny spells.
Overnight and into Saturday outbreaks of rain, some thundery, continue to affect Denmark, southern Norway and south Sweden, with heavy rain affecting many of the Baltic States. Largely dry and fine across Finland and northern regions of Norway and Sweden.