Issued: 0530hrs Saturday 12th June 2021
Duty forecaster: Alexi Venerus
Largely dry and fine across much of Europe and the Med. Thunderstorms for NW Spain.
Scattered showers developing across Spain and Portugal on Saturday. It should be fine through much of the Mediterranean although some showers affecting southern parts of Italy. Afternoon thunderstorms may develop over inland parts of Greece with more widespread thunderstorms in Turkey.
France should have a fair day with some good spells of sunshine, just isolated showers affecting the far east. An area of rain slipping south through southern parts of the Netherlands and into central Germany with heavy periods of rain in Poland. A few showers for western parts of Hungary and northern Austria but for the rest of Hungary, Austria and Switzerland it should be dry.
A few showers in Denmark on Friday. Rain will be pushing through the Baltic states and also western part of Finland, with some showers in eastern Finland. Set across southern parts of Sweden but some rain in central areas. More unsettled in western Norway where it will be cold with periods of rain at times.
A largely dry Sunday morning for Spain and Portugal, however, expect some thundery, heavy showers to develop across northwestern areas of both countries later. Dry through much of the Mediterranean although some local heavy showers across southern parts of Italy. Showers clearing Greece through the day and moving into northern Turkey. Drier elsewhere here.
A dry, sunny, warm and fine day for France, the Netherlands and Germany. Austria and Switzerland will also be mostly dry, just the risk of an isolated shower here as a few showers do develop across the Alps. Some patchy rain across Poland but mostly dry. A few showers for Slovakia but dry across Croatia.
A good, dry and fine day for Denmark as well as across the Baltic States on Sunday. Rain, some heavy reaching northern and western area sof Norway. Some rain across northern parts of Sweden and Finland but largely dry elsewhere here.