Issued: 0530hrs Tuesday 7th August 2012
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Cooler north with the hottest weather in the south
Some heavy showers over central parts of Spain today, these affecting southern Portugal too. The heavy showers could affect southern parts of France and around Switzerland and Austria. High pressure brings a hot and sunny day to the Balearics and Italy. More sunshine and hot weather to come over Turkey and Greece.
Heavy showers affecting northern France and the Low Countries as well as Germany. Further heavy showers for northern and central Poland.
High pressure brings dry and sunny weather to the Baltic States, although a few heavy showers will be affecting Denmark. Some heavy showers over inland areas of Norway and Sweden as well as Finland.
High pressure is going to be bringing plenty of sunshine through Portugal and Spain. It will be staying hot and sunny in Italy, although a few showers could affect Greece. Turkey should be dry and hot with plenty of sunshine here.
France should enjoy a fine day with lots of sunshine and it will be dry. The dry and sunny weather extending through Switzertland and Austria as well as Hunagry. More sunshine and hot conditions in Germany and Poland.
Some showers in southern parts of Norway and Sweden, but to the north it should be dry and cool with sunny spells. Heavy showers affecting the Baltic States, with some further heavy showers into Finland.