Issued: 0530hrs Thursday 6th May 2021
Duty forecaster: Alexi Venerus
Rain heavy through central and eastern Europe. A dry, fair and warm Mediterranean.
Fair again for Spain and Portugal on Thursday. There will be good spells of sunshine here with warm conditions, these extending into the central Mediterranean too. Italy should be fair with more sunshine and it will be staying dry and sunny again through Greece and Turkey.
Rain in much of France, some heavy in central and northern areas. Further rain for the Low Countries and Germany as well as Poland. Hungary and Austria are also expected to be wet, with rain too affecting Switzerland.
Showers, heavy at times in Denmark. Breezy with further showers for the Baltic States. Some heavy showers and periods of rain affecting Finland, with further showers in Norway. Sweden should be fair with sunny spells, just an occasional shower in the west.
Staying dry, fine and warm through Spain and Portugal on Friday. These dry and sunny conditions will continue through the Mediterranean although the odd shower could push into central areas of mainland Italy. Greece and Turkey also dry and fine while feeling warm.
A less wet day for France although still expect patchy rain in the south and east. Cloud building again in the west later. Patchy rain across the Low Countries will gradually clear to sunshine later. Staying largely wet across Germany, Switzerland and Austria with longer spells of rain affecting Poland and the Czech Republic. Rain gradually pushing into Slovakia and Croatia.
Rain across southern regions of Denmark but drier further north with some scattered showers here. Sunshine and showers across Norway and Sweden as well as across southern Finland but longer spells of rain affecting northern regions of the country. Sunny spells and showers through the Baltic States.