Issued: 0530hrs Monday 6th May 2019
Duty forecaster: Claire Darbinyan
Showery conditions affecting many parts of central and eastern Europe, drier in the west
Monday will be a mostly dry day for Iberia though cloud will build over Portugal and spread eastward across Spain through the day occasionally bringing a shower or two. Dry and sunny for the Balearics, Corsica and Sardinia. Heavy showers will clear to the south over Italy through the day leaving dry and bright conditions to the north. Heavy showers too for northern parts of Greece, dry and sunny in the south and for Turkey.
A dry day for France where high cloud will build from the northwest turning the sun hazy. Scattered showers will affect the Low Countries and spread across northern Germany later too. Dry and bright in southern Germany. Snow will ease over the Alps to leave a sunny, dry day in Switzerland. Austria, the Czech Republic, Poland and Hungary may be rather overcast with a few scattered showers.
Periods of rain and showers for Denmark on Monday while the Baltic States should stay mostly dry and fair away from the far east. Showers will continue to affect Norway and Sweden spreading into southwest Finland at times too. Between the showers there should be some good sunny spells.
Cloud building from the west across Iberia on Tuesday bringing some spells of rain and showers to Portugal and northwestern parts of Spain. Cloud spreading across the Balearics, Corsica, Sardinia and Italy through the afternoon with a few isolated showers over Italy through the afternoon. Scattered showers affect Greece and Turkey though these should clear from Greece to leave a dry evening.
A cloudy day for France with showers moving into western areas through the afternoon. Cloudy too for the Low Countries and Germany with some scattered showers. Cloud will spread from the west across central Europe affecting Switzerland, Austria, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland though there areas should stay largely dry.
A mixture of sunny spells and scattered showers affecting Denmark while it will staty rather cloudy with scattered showers over the Baltics. Rain spreading into central Finland through the morning then increasingly turning to snow was it spreads north. Showers affecting Norway and Sweden too: these will be more frequent over central and northern areas.