Issued: 0530hrs Sunday 13th September 2020
Duty forecaster: Claire Darbinyan
High pressure over central Europe brings dry, warm and settled conditions
Cloud builds from the southwest over Portugal and Spain on Sunday bringing isolated showers here. Staying dry and fine for northeastern Spain and the Balearic Islands. Isolated thundery showers may affect Sardinia, Sicily and southern portions of Italy but staying sunny and dry for Corsica and northern Italy. Sunny, warm and dry for much of Greece and Turkey though isolated thunderstorms may develop over western parts of Turkey later.
A largely sunny and dry day for much of central Europe as high pressure spreads across the continent. A few showers develop over Alpine regions of Switzerland, Austria and Germany while the Low Countries and northern parts of Germany and Poland may see more in the way of cloud around.
Breezy and cloudy with outbreaks of rain for southern parts of Norway and Sweden as well as for Denmark on Sunday. Wet and windy for southern parts of Finland too as well as for Estonia. Cloudy but drier for Latvia and Lithuania. Bright and breezy for northern parts of Sweden and Finland.
Thundery showers for Portugal and western parts of Spain on Monday, these heaviest to the north. Staying dry and fine for eastern Spain and the Balearic Islands. Dry and sunny for Corsica, Sardinia and much of Italy though thunderstorms could flare up again over the far south of Italy and for Sicily. Mostly dry, sunny and warm for the Balkans, Greece and Turkey though one or two showers could develop over northern areas.
High pressure is centred over southern Germany on Monday keeping conditions dry, fine, warm and sunny for much of central Europe. France, Germany, the Low Countries, Switzerland, Austria, the Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia and Hungary all seeing a largely dry and fine day.
Dry, fine and sunny conditions spread into southern Scandinavia too on Monday with a dry, sunny and warm day for Denmark. Early rain clears east from the Baltic States to give a dry, sunny day here too and for Finland. Dry, warm and bright for much of Sweden as well as for eastern Norway though fronts moving in from the North and Norwegian Seas bring rain to western coastal regions of Norway.