Issued: 0530hrs Wednesday 4th March 2020
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Staying unsettled in central and northern Europe, better in Spain and Portugal
Rain affecting the north of Spain pon Wednesday. Much of Portugal and Spain should be fine with good spells of sunshine. It stays cool through Corsica and Sardinia. Italy will have scattered showers, but heavier showers or more persistent rain affects western Greece. The risk of heavy thunderstorms in western Turkey too. Central and eastern Turkey should be drier and brighter.
Heavy showers in central and eastern parts of France, but dry to the west with some sunny spells. Scattered showers in the Low Countries and through western Germany, but drier in the east/ Fair for western Portugal, but cloud and rain in the east. Hungary will have a fine day with sunny spells, whilst some showers affect western Austria. Switzerland may have some heavy showers.
Denmark will have a mix of sunshine and showers. Norway will have sunny spells and feel cool, whilst the Baltic States should be generally dry. Some snow for central and northern Finland as well as northern Sweden. Much of Norway should be dry with more sunshine to come here.
Heavy periods of rain affecting much of northern and western Spain as well as Portugal. Fair for eastern and southern Spain, sunny spells and dry here. Fair for most of Italy with more spells of sunshine. Greece will be bright and dry with sunny spells throughout. Heavy showers and a risk of thunderstorms for western Greece.
Sunshine and showers in northern France but some heavy rain in central and southern areas. Windy and wet in the Low Countries as heavy rai affects the western half of Germany. Dry in the east. Poland will have dry conditions and sunshine. Hungary should be mostly dry with some sunny spells. Austria and Switzerland will be cloudy and wet with spells of rain.
Denmark will be dry with sunshine. Fair too in Sweden whilst there will be a few showers in the Baltic States. Finlandß is going to be breezy with snow showers, these affecting northern Sweden too. Norway will have a mix of sunny spells and scattered wintry showers.