Issued: 0530hrs Wednesday August 27 2014
Duty forecaster: John Ejdowski
Highest Temperatures across Spain, Greece and Turkey
Largely dry across England today. While the south of France will be fine and dry, the rest of the country will see quite a few showers and these extend eastward into southern parts of Germany. Northern Germany, most of Belgium, Holland, Denmark, Norway and Sweden will be fine and dry with sunny spells. Outbreaks of rain and heavy showers are forecast for Finland with heavy showers across the Baltic States. An area of rain will stretch from southern parts of Russia towards Belarus into Poland, the Czech Republic, Austria and Croatia. Apart from a few showers in the west, most of the Ukraine should be dry. A fine, dry and mostly sunny day to come from Turkey up through Bulgaria, Romania, across all of Greece and westward across into Italy, the Balearics, Spain and Portugal.
Heavy rain then showers to come across England. Showers will also affect northern parts of France with the south sunny and dry. Rain and showers are forecast for Belgium and Holland with showers expected across western Germany. Eastern parts of Germany along with Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Poland should be fine and dry with sunny spells. Lots of sunshine as well is expected across the Czech Republic, Austria and southward across the Adriatic Region and into Hungary. Further heavy showers are expected across Finland, the Baltic States, Russia into Belarus with rain and showers expected across the Ukraine. Most of Romania, Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey will be fine and dry with lots of sunshine. Much of Italy should be mostly sunny and dry but a few late showers will develop across central parts later in the day. Apart from a few showers for northwest Spain, it should be mostly sunny and dry across Spain and Portugal and here it will be warmest.