Issued: 0530hrs Sunday August 20, 2017
Duty forecaster: John Ejdowski
Fine across Italy, Adriatic
Heavy rain affects southern parts of Britain later today. Very hot and sunny weather is expected across Portugal and Spain. Very warm and sunny across too across France, especially in the south. Lots of showers to come across Belgium, The Netherlands, Germany, Denmark and Sweden and these will be locally heavy with a risk of thunder. More persistent rain is forecast across The Baltic States into Poland, The Czech Republic and Hungary. A few heavy showers to affect the Adriatic Region today. a fine, summer's day is expected across Italy, Greece, Bulgaria, Romania. Turkey, The Ukraine and much of Russia. Rain will affect northern parts of Norway with the south dry while Finland can expect to be dry through the day.
Another hot, summer's day is expected across Portugal, Spain into France. Rain and showers will affect parts of Britain. Warm with sunny spells expected across Belgium, The Netherlands into Denmark. Apart from a few showers in the north, expect a warm, dry day across Germany. Frequent, heavy, thundery showers are likely across Poland while an area of rain is forecast from The Baltic States into Belarus, the western Ukraine and Romania. Expect a few heavy showers across Bulgaria and Greece but very warm. Most of Turkey looks dry and hot. Fine and summery again across the Adriatic Region and Italy. Some heavy showers are forecast for Norway, Sweden and Finland