Issued: 0530hrs Tuesday 6th October 2020
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Heavy showers across northern Europe but fine to the south with sunny spells
Largely dry and fine across Spain and Portugal, however, cloudier skies could linger over the northern coastal areas of Spain. Dry and fine for the Balearics too. Some patchy rain affecting the far south of Italy with some showers possible across the surrounding islands as well as mainland Italy but plenty of dry and sunny conditions also. Rain possibly affecting the far northwest of Greece but largely dry elsewhere. Dry and fine across Turkey.
A cloudy day with a band of rain spreading across France, heavy in places. Breezy further north and west too. Unsettled across the Low Countries and Germany with showers or longer spells of rain as well as a brisk south-westerly wind. Rain pushing into Switzerland early on. Largely dry across Austria and the Balkan States but with some scattered showers affecting this region. Some patchy, light rain in the north and west of Poland but drier elsewhere.
Becoming increasingly unsettled across Scandinavia as a extensive band of rain spreads from south to north through the day. Not particularly cold as winds will be from a southerly direction although they are expected to strengthen, particularly across the Baltic States where there will be sunny spells and blustery showers once the rain clears first thing. Heavy rain affecting northern Denmark first thing before clearing to see a day of sunny spells but also plenty of blustery showers.
A fine day across Spain and Portugal. Plenty of sunshine and dry weather here too. Further spells of sunshine in Corsica and Sardinia. There will be some showers in central and southern parts of Italy, drier to the north. Plenty of sunshine in Greece and Turkey as well as staying dry here.
Rain in northern France but fine in central and southern parts of France. Scattered showers in the Low Countries and across much of Germany. Poland will be dry with sunny spells. A fair day in Hungary and Austria with heavy showers in Switzerland.
Heavy showers in Denmark and breezy too. Scattered showers across the Baltic States and Finland. Sunshine and showers for Sweden. The showers will be heavy in Norway with these merging to longer spells of rain at times.