Issued: 0530hrs Friday 28th July 2017
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Rain and showers in northern Europe but sunny and dry to the south
Spain and Portugal will have a fine day on Friday with good spells of sunshine. It is going to be staying dry and fine across Italy with more sunshine to come here and feeling very warm too. Greece and Turkey will be dry with lots of sunshine throughout the day with high temperatures.
Fair over much of France with plenty of warm sunshine. Showers affecting the Low Countries and northern Germany as well as Poland. Austria and Hungary as well as Switzerland will have sunny spells, although there will be a few thunderstorms developing over the hills and mountains in the afternoon.
Breezy with a mix of sunshine and showers in Denmark. Scattered showers in inland areas of the Baltic States and Finland. Sweden will have some broken cloud and sunny spells but also a few showers. Heavy showers or longer spells of rain in Norway.
Fine and dry weather across Spain and Portugal with plenty of sunshine throughout Saturday. The Balearics will be hot and sunny with the fine and hot weather extending into Italy too. Greece and Turkey are going to be dry with lots of sunshine throughout the day.
Cloud and rain affecting the northern coasts of France. Some showers developing across central and southern areas, otherwise bright and mostly dry. Cloud and some rain through the Low Countries and northern Germany as well as the far north of Poland. Souther areas of Poland, Germany, Austria and Hungary will be dry with sunny spells. Heavy showers affecting higher areas of Switzerland.
Cloud and rain affecting Denmark through Saturday. Showers for the Baltic States whilst for Finland to day will be dry with sunny spells. More sunny spells to come across Sweden whilst cloud and rain will be affecting Norway throughout the day.