Issued: 0530hrs Wednesday 2nd September 2020
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Rain in northern areas but generally fair in central and southern Europe
A mainly dry and fine day for Portugal and Spain once again although with showers still likely to develop in eastern Spain. Thundery showers still expected to affect the Balearic Islands through the day and these will push across Sardinia and Corsica and head over northern and central Italy. Sicily and southern Italy should stay dry and fine thoughout. Dry conditions for Greece and Turkey.
A largely dry day across France and the Low Countires although there is the risk of some showers in places here. Germany will see sunny spells and showers. The Alpine countries will see showers or longer spells of rain at times but this should clear overnight as high pressure becomes more established. Cloudy with some showers for Hungary and the Czech Republic but mainly dry across Croatia. Unsettled with outbreaks of rain, some heavy, across northern Poland also.
High pressure still influencing largely dry conditions over Scandinavia. There is the chance for some showers over southern Sweden, however, as an area of low pressure pushes through the southern Baltic States bringing outbreaks of rain and brisk winds here. Denmark will see a dry morning but some showers in the afternoon.
Fair for most of Spain and Portugal on Thursday. Lots of sunshine extending into the western and central mediterranean. A few showers in southern Italy, but it should be dry and fine here overall with lots of sunshine. Fine weather too in Greece and Turkey and staying dry throughout.
More sunshine in most of France and generally dry. Some cloud could affect northern coasts of France and this extends into the Low Countries where there may be some rain. Further rain for northern Germany and fine in central and southern areas. Dry with sunshine in Poland and Hungary. Austria and Switzerland should be dry with sunshine here.
Rain affects Denmark and much of western Norway. Showers in central parts of Sweden but fair to the south and north. Sunny spells and an occasional showers for the Baltic States and Finland, rather breezy here too.