Issued: 0530hrs Sunday 5 July 2015
Duty forecaster: John Ejdowski
Fine and summery across the Mediterranean
Hot, dry and sunny across Iberia with highs in the low 40s across southern parts of Spain. Very warm too across the Balearics, Corsica, Sardinia and Italy where it looks sunny and dry. Dry and sunny across eastern SpainFrance while a few heavy showers affect the west. Some heavy showers too across the Low Countries with a risk of heavier rain later. Most of Germany should be warm and dry today as will Poland, The Baltic States, The Adriatic Region, Greece, Hungary, Bulgaria, SpainTurkey, Romania and the Ukraine. A number of heavy showers to affect Russia with thunderstorms. A few sharp showers develop across Norway and Sweden with a dry day across a cooler Finland. A very warm day to come across southern parts of Sweden. A brisk north to north west winds prevails through the Aegean Sea through Crete.
It will be very hot across Spain and Portugal and very warm too across France and Italy eastward across the Adriatic Region and the Ukraine. Dry and sunny across Iberia into France and Italy. Rain is forecast across Denmark, Norway and Sweden. Fine and dry across England, Belgium and Holland. A number of heavy showers may affect the Baltic States. Lots of warm sunshine is expected across Greece and Bulgaria. Most of Turkey, Romania, the Ukraine and northern Russia will be fine and dry as well. Heavy showers will affect the far north of Poland but overall a dry day and a dry day as well across Finland. It remains windy across the Aegean Sea.