Issued: 0530hrs Tuesday 28th April 2015
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Showery Italy and much of eastern Europe, fair France & Spain
Dry and sunny across Portugal, Spain and the south of France. Lots of showers are forecast for northern France, England, the Low Countries and Germany.
An area of heavy rain is expected from the Baltic States into Poland, Austria, the Czech Republic, Croatia and Italy. Frequent and heavy showers with a risk of thunder are likely across the rest of the Adriatic Region along with Greece, Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania.
Very warm and dry across Turkey and the Ukraine today. Showers to affect northern parts of Russia with the south warm and dry. Fair and dry across Finland with rain showers across Sweden and snow showers across Norway. Strong winds will affect the south of France and the Mediterranean.
Showers for northern Spain on Wednesday, although for most of the country it should be fair with sunny spells. Staying fair in Portugal too. Scattered showers for the Balearics, and some heavy showers in northern and western Italy. Fair for Greece with good spells of sunshine here. Staying fair across Greece too with more sunshine.
Mostly fair in central France, but some showers in southern France. Rain in the north of the country. Cloudier with some rain in the Low Countries and generally fine through Germany and Poland. A scattering of showers in Austria and Hungary as well as Switzerland.
Showers in western Denmark but fair to the east. Rain and some showers for the Baltic States and Finland, turning to snow here too. Showers or rain in northern Sweden but fair to the south. Heavy showers or rain southern Norway, but fair to north.