Issued: 0530hrs Wednesday 1st May 2019
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Chilly in Scandinavia and eastern Europe with showers, better west and south
Some showers still in northern and eastern Spain on Wednesday. Fair in Portugal and across southern Spain with plenty of sunshine here. Heavy showers developing in Italy, some of these thundery. Greece should be dry with good spells of sunshine too. Turkey is going to be dry and warm with more sunshine to come.
Showers in northwest France, but fair in central, eastern and southern areas. The Low Countries will be dry with good spells of sunshine too. Fair for Germany with sunny periods and it stays fair in central and northern Poland. Some showers in southern Poland, these through Austria and Switzerland too.
Denmark will have sunny spells and should be dry. Finland will be dry with more sunshine. Breezy with showers in Finland, these showers affecting Sweden too. Heavy showers and some longer spells of sunshine in central and northern Norway.
Scattered showers over Iberia on Thursday, but some warm sunny spells between. Fair for the Balearics and most of Italy, although there could be an isolated shower in the far south. Greece will have scattered showers, mostly dry though. Turkey will be fine and sunny in the south but some heavy thunderstorms could affect northern areas.
Cooler with showers in much of France, these concentrated to the north. Periods of rain in the Low Countries and western Germany where it will be feeling cold too. Eastern Germany will be dry with sunny spells and it should be dry but cool in Poland. Scattered showers in Hungary, fair for Austria but heavy showers or thunderstorms or rain in Switzerland.
Cold with sunny spells and a few showers in Denmark. Breezy and cold with further showers in the Baltic States. Wind and sleet in Finland, some of this heavy. Wintry showers in Norway, some sunny spells too. Cold again in Norway with a few wintry showers, heaviest in the north.