Issued: 0530hrs Wednesday 29th April 2020
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Rain in central Europe, heavy and thundery, drier in the Mediterranean
Some outbreaks of rain in northern Spain on Wednesday. A few showers in Portugal. Fair for other parts of Iberia with sunny spells. Fair for the Balearics with sunny spells. Isolated showers in Italy but fair for Greece. Turkey will be fine with lots of sunshine and staying dry and warm.
Rain in much of France, heavy in the west and north, breezy too. Further spells of rain in the Low Countries, reaching western Germany later in the day eastern Germany should be fine with sunny spells. Some heavy showers in Poland, most in the east. Hungary and Austria as well as Switzerland should be bright with isolated showers.
Sunny spells in Denmark. Fair for the Baltic States as well as Finland. Sweden will be dry with more sunshine here. Further spells of sunshine in Norway, just a few showers here and there.
Fair in southern parts of Portugal and Spain on Thursday. Northern Spain will have some rain on and off through the day. The Balearics and most of Italy will be dry with sunshine, although some rain in the far north of Italy. Grece should be dry and sunny throughout. Heavy showers and thunderstorms in Turkey.
Heavy periods of rain in France, together with some thunderstorms. Showers in the Low Countries and Germany, although moe persistent rain in eastern Germany and western Poland. Drier in eastern Poland. Sunshine and showers through Austria and Hungary as well as Switzerland.
Wet in Denmark where it will be windy. Further rain in southern Sweden, some of it heavy. Fair for the Baltic States and Finland with sunny spells. Further period sof sunshine in northern and central Sweden. Rain in southern Norway, fair in central and northern Norway.