Issued: 0530hrs Wednesday 30th July 2014
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Heavy showers or rain in southeast Europe, hot in west Mediterranean
A fair day in Spain and Portugal with some god spells of sunshine. There will be more sunshine for the Balearics where it will be feeling very warm. Heavy showers affecting Italy throughout Wednesday. Greece will be hot with lots of sunshine, and it should be staying hot in Turkey too.
Cloud and outbreaks of rain in central Europe maintaining the mixed theme here. The rain will be most persistent through central Germany and into France. Northern France and the Low Countries are probably going to be drier with sunny spells. Heavy showers in Poland and Hungary too.
Cloud and some heavy showers for Denmark and the Baltic States. Some hefty showers to come through Finland with a risk of thunderstorms for Sweden. Further showers or rain in Norway.
Another hot day to come across Spain and Portugal on Thursday. Staying warm and sunny through the Balearics too and apart from an odd shower in central areas, Italy should be staying dry as well. Some heavy showers in Greece and western Turkey.
Fine with plenty of sunshine for the west and north of France, but some cloud and a few spots of drizzle to the south. Heavy showers in northern Germany and some showers or rain affecting the west and south of Poland as well as Hungary and Austria.
Heavy showers in Denmark and southern Sweden with some more persistent rain in the Baltic States and Finland. Rain and some cloud for northern parts of Sweden. Sunshine and showers affecting Norway.