Issued: 0530hrs Tuesday 24th May 2022
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Showery, unsettled central Europe, fine eastern Mediterranean
Most places dry, fine and again hot through Spain and Portugal, though more cloud is expected in the far north with some showery rain moving in at times making it feel comparatively cooler. It continues to remain dry and hot across the Balearics as well as Italy and the surrounding islands. Largely dry and sunny through Greece and Turkey though some showers are likely to develop across Greece, becoming heavy in the afternoon.
Thundery, heavy rain affecting much of France in the morning largely clears northwards to affect the Low Countries, Germany, Switzerland and much of Austria in the afternoon. Much of eastern Europe should remain dry, fine and very warm.
Much of Scandinavia is to stay dry, though more cloud and some rain to affect southern parts of Norway. Cloud will thicken across Denmark in advance of heavy rain pushing in here overnight.
Fair for most of Spain and Portugal on Wednesday. There will be some thunderstorms developing on northern and eastern coasts of Spain, with a few in the Balearics as well. Scattered showers in Corsica and Sardinia. Fine for much of Italy with sunny spells, a chance of an isolated shower in the north. Greece and Turkey should be dry with plenty of sunshine here.
France will have some heavy showers and a risk of thunder in the far south. Most other areas should be dry and sunny, although some showers may affect northwest France. The Low Countries will be dry and sunny, and most of Germany should be dry too, although some showers in the east and south. A risk of some heavy rain affecting parts of Poland, this extending into Hungary. Thundery rain for Austria and Switzerland.
Breezy and cloudy as well as damp in Denmark. Heavier rain in the Baltic States. Finland should be bright and dry with sunny spells. Scattered showers in southern Sweden, fair to the north. Unsettled in Sweden where it will be cool with frequent showers.