Issued: 0530hrs Saturday 9th May 2020
Duty forecaster: Garry Nicholson
Becoming colder across Scandinavia
Rain in Portugal, some of it heavy. There will be showers in northern Spain, but southern and eastern areas will be dry with sunny spells. Fine through Italy, plenty of sunshine here. Greece is fine too with plenty of sunshine and it stays fair in Turkey too.
Heavy and thundery showers in northern and wester France, a warm day. The Low Countries will be mostly fair with sunny spells. Showers in southern Germany but fair to the north. Some showers developing in northern Poland. Heavier showers across Hungary and Austria as well as Switzerland.
Scattered showers in Denmark with sunny spells. Fair and warm in the Baltic States as well as Finland. Sweden will be dry with sunny spells. Some showers in western Norway and these could be heavy.
Low pressure over southwestern Europe will bring heavy rain and thunderstorms to eastern Spain and southwest France. The west of Spain and Portugal will escape mainly dry. Further bursts of rain also extend across northern France, Belgium, central Germany and the Czech Republic.
Dry and warm for much of Italy and the Balkans, plus Greece. Isolated showers breaking out for Romania, Bulgaria and Alpine areas. Low pressure centred over Sweden brings heavy rain, with some snow in the north. Showery for Norway with snow and hail, whilst Finland and the Baltic states stay mainly dry. Chilly northerly winds developing across the north and west of Scandinavia.