European Summary - May 30, 2015
Scattered afternoon thunderstorms
Warm southern and eastern Europe

Issued: 0530hrs Saturday 30th May 2015
Duty forecaster: Garry Nicholson

Wind and rain for Scandinavia

Hot again for southern Spain and Portugal. Thunderstorms developing through the day for central and eastern Spain. Mainly dry for France, but scattered showers, particularly in the south. Widespread thundery rain is likely to develop across the Alpine region and northern Italy. Southern Italy will be dry and warm. Fair weather too for the Balkan states and Greece. Outbreaks of heavy rain for central and southern Turkey, and also Cyprus. Gusty winds and showery rain for the Low Countries, Denmark and northern Germany, although southern Germany and the Czech Republic will be mainly dry. Windy with heavy rain for southern Norway and Sweden. A few showers in northern Scandinavia. A little rain for Poland. Warm temperatures across eastern Europe may trigger local thunderstorms.

Very warm across southern Europe during Sunday, whilst temperatures will be pleasant for central and northern Europe, but cooler for Britain and Scandinavia. Sunshine for much of Spain and Portugal, although isolated thunderstorms will break out in eastern Spain. Showers developing through the day for Switzerland and Austria, also northern Italy, turning thundery. Scattered storms for the Italian peninsula, Balkans and mainland Greece. Sunshine for Turkey, but also some afternoon thunder. Rain affects northern France, but much of France will remain dry. Cloudy with patchy rain for Belgium, the Netherlands and western Germany. Dry for eastern Germany and Poland. Breezy and showery across Scandinavia.

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