Issued: 0530hrs Tuesday 20th July 2021
Duty forecaster: Heather Corden
Much of Europe staying dry with thunderstorms easing in the east on Tuesday.
A largely dry and fine and hot day for Spain and Portugal, although a few local showers could pop up across the north and northeast of Spain. Dry and sunny across the Balearic islands as well as Sardinia and Corsica. Largely dry and fine for Italy, although one or two showers developing inland cannot be completely ruled out. A mostly dry day for Greece but some showers may develop further north here. Dry and fine for Turkey.
Largely dry and fine for France, the Low Countries and across much of Germany although one or two scattered showers may develop in places here. Some showers across the Alps continuing into the Czech Republic but generaly largely dry across Switzerland. Thunderstorms across Austria initially but these easing off. Heavy showers largely clearing the Balkans. Largely dry for Poland, although a few scattered showers about.
A few showers for Denmark in the morning but clearing up in the afternoon. Some rain affecting northern Norway but drier further south. Largely dry for Sweden and Finland although some patchy rain will affect eastern regions of Finland. Some rain across Gotland in the Baltics but drier further south.
Widespread high pressure will lead to warm, dry weather across Spain, southern France and Greece. Some showers in the Pyrenees. Turkey will be warm and dry, with a few showers possible in the north. Italy will see showers in northern areas.
Germany and Poland will see variable cloud and showers, especially in the north. Switzerland and western Austria will see showers becoming heavier over the day. Showers more freqent in Eastern Europe and maybe thundery in Romania and Ukraine.
Norway will see freqent rain and clouds in the north and west. Finland will be largely dry with some rain in the north. Southern Sweden will see higher temperatures, up to 26C.