Issued: 0530hrs Tuesday 10th December 2019
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Fair in central Europe but rain across Italy and Greece
A dry and sunny day for Spain, Portugal and the Balearic Islands though cloud builds from the northwest through the day. Showers and outbreaks of rain, some of them heavy and thundery, for Corsica, Sardinia and the southern half of Italy. Staying dry and bright to the north. Heavy rain spreads east across Greece reaching western Turkey later though much of Turkey sees a dry and sunny day.
A band of heavy rain spreads across northern France, the Low Countries and into northwest Germany. A cloudy but dry day for much of central and southern France. Dry and bright for much of Germany, Switzerland, Austria, the Czech Republic and Poland with just isolated showers here - some of them wintry.
A dry and mostly bright day for Denmark with cloud building through the day. A band of showery rain and snow edges east over the Baltic States while for Finland it's mostly dry and sunny. Mostly dry and sunny too for Sweden though cloud also builds here and snow arrives from the west later. A cloudy day for Norway with snow spreading across the country from the southwest.
Showers in northern Spain today, fair to the south with plenty of sunshine. It should be fair across the Balearics and through Corsica and Sardinia as well as norther Italy. Rain in southern Italy and through Greece, some of it heavy. Windy too.
Rain and showers in France, some of it heavy. Further rain through the Low Countries and in central and northern Germany. Poland is going to be dry and bright with sunshine here. Staying fair in Hungary and Austria as well as Switzerland.
Cloud and rai affecting Denmark as well as much of Sweden. The Baltic States and Finland should be dry with some bright spells. Windier with sleet and snow showers in western and northern Norway. A risk of gales.