Update: 08000UTC (0900BST) Wednesday (Day 5)

The Germans continue east, the Americans fly near an area of bad weather

There is some concern for the American team of Richard Abruzzo & Carol Rymer Davis. The official statement from Race Director Don Cameron is here.

The other two balloons head ENE across the Balkans. Willi Eimers is over Moldova and will have to land soon if he wishes to remain in the competition. He will be unable to beat the Swiss SWI2 team's distance but could come a decent second.