Issued: 0530hrs Wednesday 20th March 2019
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Fine in central Europe with lots of sunshine, some rain in the Mediterranean
A fair day over the north of Spain and through Portugal, plenty of spring sunshine here. Some cloud and a few showers affecting eastern parts of Spain. Heavy showers or longer spells of rain in the Balearics as well as Corsica and Sardinia. Scattered showers in central and southern Italy, fair with sunshine to the north. Greece and Turkey will have showers too.
Fair in France with plenty of sunshine. The Low Countries will have sunshine and dry weather too. Germany and Poland will have lots of sunshine and dry weather. Austria, Hungary and Switzerland share these fine conditions.
Denmark will have some bright spells. Dry in Sweden with bright weather and sunny spells. Rain in the baltic States with some sleet and snow in Finland. Further cloud and some showers in northern parts of Norway.
Rain affects the eastern coasts of Spain on Thursday. More central and western areas will be drier and brighter. Portugal should be fair with good spells of sunshine. Cloud and some rain in the Balearics as well as Sardinia and Sicily. Fair for much of Italy with sunny spells here. Greece should be dry with good spells of sunshine. Staying dry in Turkey too, again with sunny spells but some showers in the south.
Plenty of sunshine across France, although some morning mist and fog patches. fair for the Low Countries and Germany with plenty of sunshine. Staying sunny and dry in Poland. Austria, Hungary and Switzerland look set to be dry with good spells of sunshine throughout.
Breezy and dry in Denmark with sunny spells. Breezy too in the Baltic States. Cloud and some patchy rain in Finland. Breezy in southern parts of Sweden, wind and rain in the north. Cloud and rain affecting the western coasts and hills of Norway.