Issued: 0530hrs Monday 4 May 2015
Duty forecaster: John Ejdowski
Summery across Italy, Balkans
Best of the warm weather again today stretches form southern parts of Iberia across the south of France into Italy and the Adriatic Region. Expect scattered showers across the Low Counties. Heavy rain is expected across Portugal and north western parts of Spain. It continues warm and dry in the south and east of Spain across the Balearics, southern France, Corsica, Sardinia and Italy. A few heavy showers may develop across The Adriatic Region with a fine day expected across Greece, Bulgaria and western parts of Turkey. Showers to affect eastern parts of Turkey and Romania with an area of rain and showers across Switzerland, Austria, Hungary, the Czech Republic, parts of Poland, The Baltic States and southern parts of Sweden and Norway. A few wintry showers to come across northern parts of Finland and Norway. Strong south west winds will affect an area of west to Portugal into western Iberia.
A very warm day to come across central parts of Europe through the Balkans, Adriatic Region and Italy. A wet day across Britain. Expect plenty of heavy showers across France, Belgium and Holland. Heavy rain is forecast for Denmark and southern parts of Norway and Sweden. Rain may also affect the north of Germany with the south dry. Showers will affect Portugal but mainly dry across Spain and warm in the south. A dry, summery day to come across Poland, Austria, the Czech Republic, Greece, Turkey and the Adriatic Region. Mainly dry as well up across Bulgaria, Romania and much of the Ukraine. Showers are likely across the Baltic States and northern Russia with some rain in the forecast across Finland. Fine and sunny across Italy today. Very windy in the channel and across the north of France and the south of England with gales in the channel. A brisk westerly wind will affect the Straits of Gibraltar.