Issued: 0530hrs Friday 7th August 2020
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Few thundery showers in east, hot and dry west
Thunderstorms breaking out across northern and eastern Spain on Friday. Fair for Portugal, central and southern Spain with lots of hot sunshine. More sunshine to come across the Balearics and through Corsica and Sardinia. Thunderstorms may affect the south of Italy, whilst central and northern areas are dry and sunny. Fair for Greece and Turkey with more sunshine here throughout the day.
France will have a mostly dry day with lots of sunshine, although some showers in western France. The Low Countries and Germany will be dry with more sunshine. Staying fine in Poland, more sunshine. The dry weather persists through Austria with more sunshine here. Showers in Switzerland, some of them heavy.
Denmark is going to be fine with plenty of sunshine and dry weather. The Baltic States will be dry with more sunshine and this continues into Finland. Sweden stays dry and sunny. Norway will have a mix of sunny spells and scattered showers.
Fair for most of Spain and Portugal on Saturday, the threat of some showers in the northeast of Spain turning thundery later. Fair through much of the central Mediterranean although some showers in southern Italy. Thundery showers in northern and western Greece, but fair in the east of Greece and across Turkey too.
Scattered showers developing in France where there will be sunshine and it should feel hot. The Low Countries and Germany should be dry with more sunshine. Poland is going to be dry with sunshine too. Some showers across Hungary and into Austria as well as Switzerland.
Sunny spells and dry in Denmark. Further sunny spells for the Baltic States and Finland. Sweden should be staying dry, again with sunny spells. Some showers affecting western Parts of Norway.