Issued: 0530hrs Monday 13th August 2012
Duty forecaster: John Ejdowski
Hot across Spain
A number of showers to come across Britain today and these will affect northern France with these into Belgium in the afternoon. Fine, sunny and warm across Holland, Denmark into Germany and western Poland. Eastern parts of Poland and The Ukraine will have heavy showers and thunderstorms. Sunny and dry across Finland, The Baltic States into Russia. Most of Sweden will be dry while sunshine and showers are forecast for Norway. Very hot today across the Czech Republic, Austria, the former Yugoslavia into Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey with sunny skies. Late heavy showers may affect northern parts of Italy with the south dry and sunny. Hot across Spain and Portugal and sunny. Central and southern parts of France look warm and sunny. Brisk west winds will prevail through the Straits of Gibraltar with strong winds moving into Biscay from the south west. Gales will affect the North Sea.
Rain and showers are forecast across England into north western parts of France, Lots of warm, sunny weather to come for most of France into Germany and western parts of Poland. Showers will affect Belgium, Holland and Norway today. Fine and dry across Denmark, Sweden into Finland, The Baltic States and much of Russia. Outbreaks of rain are expected across eastern Poland, Belarus and western parts of the Ukraine. Lots of fine sunny and warm weather to come across eastern parts of the Ukraine, Romania, the Czech Republic into the former Yugoslavia, Greece and Turkey. Some heavy showers again develop across northern Italy with thee south sunny and dry. Fine and sunny across the Balearics and hot and dry weather continues across Spain and Portugal.