Issued: 0530hrs Monday 27 June 2016
Duty forecaster: John Ejdowski
Fine across Greece
The hot weather continues across eastern parts of Europe. Expect showers across Britain. An area of rain and showers will affect Norway, Sweden, Denmark, The Low Countries, Germany, Switzerland and Austria. Sunny and very warm across Portugal, Spain and the Balearics. A few late showers develop across Italy. Frequent heavy showers with thunder are forecast for The Baltic States, western Russia, Belarus into the Ukraine, Hungary, Romania, Serbia and Slovenia. Sunny and dry for Greece and Bulgaria. Hot again across Turkey with just a few widely scattered showers. Mostly cloudy across Finland with occasional showers. Gale force easterly winds will prevail through the Straits of Gibraltar with a mistral affecting the south of France.
Heavy rain affects England today and very windy in the channel and across the north French Coast. Some heavy showers will affect northern France, Belgium, Holland and Denmark. Warm and sunny across southern France today. A hot, dry day to come across much of Spain but a few thunderstorms could affect the far south later in the day. Very warm from the Balearics eastward into Italy, Greece and western Turkey. An area of heavy showers and thunderstorms is expected to affect western Russia, The Ukraine and Romania. Mostly sunny and dry across The Adriatic Region today. Fine, hot and dry today across Greece. Showers will affect eastern parts of Turkey with the west dry. A few scattered showers develop across parts of Germany and northern Poland along with Sweden and Norway. A band of rain moves across Finland. Strong easterly winds will persist through the Straits of Gibraltar.