Top forecaster predicts ‘normal’ summer weather

How AccuWeather sees our summer weather developing this year

Normal summer weather is predicted across the UK and Ireland by AccuWeather, the American company which claims to be the world’s most accurate weather forecaster.

No long-lasting heat or week-long washouts are predicted. Instead the expected pattern is occasional rainfall for a day or two, followed by several days of dry weather. Accuweather says an up-and-down temperature pattern is likely.

In contrast, hot and dry weather expected across Italy and the Balkans and eastern Europe is predicted, which may damage crops in the Ukraine.

Rounds of severe thunderstorms are predicted for countries from France to Poland and the Czech Republic. The Iberian Peninsula can expect a hot and largely dry summer.

Email Updates

Receive our lunchtime briefing straight to your inbox

More in this Section

Beef farming ‘must be profitable as career option’

Seeking to spread the gospel of Macra

Tech help to make right grass decisions

Flying the flag for a vital service that could help save many lives


Today's Stories

Multimillion-euro plan set to secure nation’s energy supply for decades

Ireland in ‘Coalition to Defeat Isis’: US

Men remanded in custody over multiple robberies

Closure of Dublin crèche leaves 50 families in the lurch

Lifestyle

Ask Audrey: The new girlfriend is mad for us to try make-up sex. Where is a good place to buy make-up?

In the name of love...for U2

How to make office wear work for you this summer

More From The Irish Examiner