Issued: 0530hrs Tuesday 20th August 2019
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Thunderstorms central Europe, fair to the south but rain and showers with rain to north
Most of Spain and Portugal see the continuation of sunny and warm weather through Tuesday though thundery showers are expected for northeastern Spain. Dry, warm and sunny conditions for the Balearic Islands, much of Italy, the Balkans, Greece and Turkey. Thundery showers developing at times to the far north of Italy and over central Turkey.
A band of heavy rain with some thundery downpours extends from southern France, across Switzerland, Austria, southern Germany, the Czech Republic and into western Poland on Tuesday. A fair day to the northwest of this for much of France, the Low Countries and northern Germany with just the odd isolated shower here.
Showery conditions continue over much of Scandinavia with a mixture of good spells of sunshine and scattered outbreaks of showery rain for much of Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland on Tuesday. Showers tending to ease through the day. A cloudier day for the Baltic States but just a slight chance of a shower here.
Fair for Spain and Portugal will be fine with plenty of sunshine and it will be very warm too. Lots of sunshine through the Balearics and Italy as well as Greece. More sunshine in southern Turkey will have sunny spells, although some heavy showers in northern Turkey.
Plenty of sunshine and dry weather in France, breezy in the south. Dry too in the Low Countries and Germany. Isolated showers in Poland, these becoming heavier over Hungary, Austria and Switzerland.
Broken cloud in Denmark. Heavy showers and thunderstorms for the Baltic States and in Finland too. Showers for Sweden whilst Norway will have sunny spells and mostly dry weather.