Issued: 0530hrs Monday 23rd September 2019
Duty forecaster: Claire Darbinyan
Thunderstorms affecting Italy, the Balkans and Greece in the coming days
Monday should be a fair and dry day for Portugal, Spain and the Balearic Islands though a few heavy showers could edge into northwestern parts of Spain later. Heavy rain and thundery downpours continue for Italy, spreading east into the Balkans and northern Greece. A dry and sunny day for southern Greece and across Turkey as well.
A mostly fair day for France though showers and a breeze will develop over northwestern parts of the country later. Dry and fair too for Benelux after early showers clear to the east. A band of heavy rain clears to the east over Switzerland and Germany leaving a mixture of sunshine and showers. Heavy rain affecting Austria, Hungary and the western Czech Republic. Dry and mostly fair for Poland and Slovakia.
Cloud increases over Denmark but it stays dry here. Plenty of sunshine and mostly dry too for Norway, Sweden, Finland and the Baltic States. High cloud will occasionally turn the sun hazy. A chance of light wintry showers developing at times to the north of the Arctic Circle and over southwest Finland.
A few showers for northwest Spain and northern Portugal on Tuesday but dry and bright for the rest of Iberia. Dry and bright too for the Balearic Islands, Corsica, Sardinia and Italy. Thundery showers, some of them heavy, affecting the southern Balkans, much of Greece and spreading into western Turkey later. A dry and sunny day for most of Turkey.
A breezy, showery day for France with some heavier bursts to the north. Heavy showers spreading from the west into the Low Countries later. Showers clear from eastern Germany through the morning before another band of showery rain moves across Switzerland and into western Germany later. Mostly dry for Austria, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia with varying amounts of cloud.
A cloudy day for Denmark with showers spreading to the east. These showers reaching southwestern Sweden later. Elsewhere across Sweden and Norway it's a dry day with spells of sunshine. Mostly dry and fair too for Finland and the Baltic States though a few showers could develop for Estonia and southern Finland later.