Issued: 0530hrs Thursday 20th June 2013
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Hot in most southern parts of Europe but cooler weather moving into the north
Some heavy showers developing across Spain and Portugal through today, most of them to the north. Cloud and rain also affects France, some of it heavy and thundery to the north. This thundery, yet hot weather extends through the Low Countries and into Germany and Poland. More showers for Austria, Hungary and Switzerland.
A few showers for the Balearics, but most of Italy should be dry, hot and sunny. Some showers could affect the far northwest of Italy. Sunny and dry through Greece and Turkey.
Some thundery showers in the southern UK, with thundery rain too for Denmark. Very warm fro the Baltic States with hazy sunshine, and warm and sunny too in Finland. Cloud and some rain through Sweden, but southern Norway should be fine with good spells of sunshine. Showers in northern Norway.
Some heavy thundery showers forming across much of Spain and Portugal on Friday. Dry and sunny in the Balearics and staying hot and sunny across Italy and Greece. Turkey will be breezy with plenty of sunshine and dry weather too.
Cloud and rain, some heavy and thundery over western parts of France. The Low Countries may have some showers later, with some showers too for Germany and Poland. Mainly dry for Switzerland and Hungary as well as Austria.
Cloud and heavy periods of rain in Denmark and southern parts of Sweden. Warm and dry for the rest of Sweden and Finland. Norway has sunny spells and a few showers.