Issued: 0530hrs Saturday 11th July 2020
Duty forecaster: Garry Nicholson
Wet Saturday for Austria, dry by Sunday
Mostly dry and fine across Spain and Portugal although watch out for developing scattered showers once again across the far north of Spain. Rain across northern Italy will move into central areas through the day. Staying dry and settled across Turkey but outbreaks of rain moving into northern parts of Greece.
A mostly dry and fine day across France but with rain affecting the southeast corner. Cloudy skies with patchy rain moving into the Low Countries and northern Germany. Heavy rain across Austria, Switzerland and Hungary. Southern Poland and Croatia will also see heavy spells of rain. Further east it looks to be mostly dry but with showers developing.
Unsettled across Scandinavia with a brisk wind along the Norway coast. It does look to improve, however, later on in the day across much of Sweden and Finland although expect a scattering of showers. A cloudy and breezy day for Denmark, largely dry but blustery showers could blow through.
Slack low pressure over Iberia will trigger a few thundery showers, particularly in northern Spain later in the day. Much of southern Spain and Portugal stay hot and sunny. The western Mediterranean and Italy will be largely dry, but a few showers may pop up along the spine of Italy and in the southern Alps. Isolated showers the Balkans, but much of Greece will be dry.
High pressure over northwestern Europe brings a fair day to much of France, highest temperatures toward the west with a general easterly breeze. Dry for the Low Countries, southern Germany and much of the Alps, but patchy rain affects northern Germany.
Showery rain for Poland, the Baltic states and southern Sweden. Breezy with passing showers for Denmark. Frequent showery rain for west and northern Norway, plus western Finland. Areas of thundery rain affect western Ukraine, Belarus and Romania.