Issued: 0530hrs Thursday 20th of September 2012
Duty forecaster: John Ejdowski
Fine across the Mediterranean
Heavy rain affects northern England today. Dry in the south and dry across the channel into France and Belgium with sunny spells. An area of showers are forecast for Holland, Denmark and southern Sweden. Most of northern Sweden, Norway and Finland will be dry with sunny spells. An area of rain is expected across Russia into Belarus, eastern Poland across the Czech Republic, Austria, Romania and the former Yugoslavia. A few showers across Greece. Mostly sunny and dry across Turkey and The Ukraine. Fine and dry as well across western Poland and Germany. Rain clears to heavy showers across the Baltic States. Eastern parts of Spain may see some showers with western Spain, Portugal and the Balearics dry. Northern parts of Italy will be dry with showers in the south. A strong east wind prevails through the Straits of Gibraltar.
Cloudy with light rain across Britain, Just a few showers for western France otherwise dry with best of the sun in the south. Mainly dry across Belgium and Holland today. Rain is forecast across southern Sweden and Denmark with lots of showers across Finland. Sunny and dry across Norway and northern Sweden. Heavy showers continue across the Baltic States. Dry across Germany into Poland, Austria, the Czech Republic, the former Yugoslavia, Bulgaria into Turkey with sunny spells. An area will stretch from Russia into Belarus the western Ukraine into Romania. Lots of fine weather to come across Italy, Portugal, Spain and the Mediterranean.