Issued: 0530hrs Sunday 9th August 2020
Duty forecaster: Alexi Venerus
Outbreaks of showery rain, some thundery, across central Europe. Largely dry through the Mediterranean and mainly settled conditions over Scandinavia as high pressure becomes established here.
A mostly dry and fine day across Portugal and Spain, although the far north and northeastern regions of Spain could see some thundery showers developing later on. Largely dry across the Mediterranaean islands but Sicily and the southern tip of Italy will see some showers developing through the day. Still unsettled with showery rain across Greece but the main bulk of heavy showers will have moved over Turkey where they could be thundery too.
Some outbreaks of thundery rain for parts of northern Italy in the morning but then southern regions will be affected with heavy showerrs in the afternoon. Risk of some thundery and heavy showers across western regions of the Low Countries but mainly dry and fine. Some showers dveloping across northern and central Germany but plenty of dry weather to be had too. Showers becoming widespread across the Alps but northern regions of Switzerland and Austria should stay dry. Showers developing widely across Poland and far eastern Europe.
High pressure tries to build over Norway and Sweden bringing largely dry conditions, although still expect some rain across northwestern Norway and the far north of Sweden. A band of rain will cross Finland through the day as low pressure tracks eastwards. The Baltic States may see the odd few showers but weather improves through the day. Denmark will be largely dry and fine.
Cloud and rain in the far north of Spain first thing will soon clear to allow for a largely dry and fine day ahead although with some thundery showers developing in the east and northeast later on. Dry and fine across Portugal. There is the risk of some scattered thundery showers across the Balearic Islands as well as southern Italy and Siciliy. Corsica and Sardinia should remain dry and fine throughout. Plenty of dry weather over Greece but with a few passing showers. Some showery rain across eastern Turkey but drier further west.
A rather cloudy day on Monday for France and the Low Countries as a trough sits over France. Germany too will see some showery rain, mainly to confined to the north allowing for central and southern regions to be largely dry. Outbreaks of rain across the Alps and some scattered showers through Italy but also sunny spells here. Eastern Europe too will see outbreaks of rain about but also sunny spells.
High pressure becomes more established ove Scandinavia allowing for largely dry, fine and sunny conditions across many places. However, the far southern tip of Sweden could see some heavy showers develop. Eastern Finland too will see mostly dry weather although cloudier skies and some rain expected in the north and far east. Mostly dry but breezy over Denmark. Largely dry and fine conditions through the Baltic States.