Issued: 0530hrs Saturday 4rd February 2023
Duty forecaster: Alexi Venerus
Unsettled Aegean with heavy rain and gusty, high winds
Dry and fine across the western region of the Mediterranean with plenty of warm sunshine. Italy will also stay mostly dry though the odd shower cannot be ruled out in the far south. Cloudier with the greater risk of scattered showers across Greece and Turkey.
High pressure over the Biscay keeps France dry and fine with sunny spells. The Low Countries also seeing developing sunny spells with dry weather. Heavy rain across the far south of Germany into Austria with more cloud across both countries generally. Varibale cloud but mostly dry through Switzerland. Some scattered showers down the Balkans but most dry. Largely dry through Poland.
High winds with rain, sleet and snow moving in to Norway. Largely dry and generally fine across Sweden and Finland. Dry with sunny spells too across Denmark. Just the odd shower affecting the Baltics.
A few scattered showers are possible across the northern coasts of Spain first thing, otherwise a dry and fine day with plenty of sunshine across Iberia. Cloudier with showery rain affecting Corsica and Sardinia on to some western coasts of mainland Italy. Much of Italy will be dry and fine. Windy and gusty across Greece with showery rain. Heavy rain through Turkey with high, gusty winds also.
Much of France will be dry and fine though always more cliud furthest east with some gusty winds through the SE here. Outbreaks of rain pushng south through Germany with brisk winds. Dry and fine across the Low Countries though breezy. Rain moving in to Switzerland and Austria, falling as snow over the higher ground. Dry and fine across Poland.
Rain, sleet and snow pushing across Norway and Sweden with brisk winds. Largely dry thrugh Finland and the Baltics. Heavy rain moving in to Denmark with winds turning blustery.