Issued: 0530hrs Sunday 4rd October 2020
Duty forecaster: Alexi Venerus
It will continue to be unsettled across northwest Europe with spells of heavy rain and brisk winds.
Cloud builds from the northwest across Portugal and Spain on Sunday with patchy outbreaks of rain for northwestern areas. Mostly bright but with scattered showers for the Balearic Islands, Corsica, Sardinia and northern Italy. These showers may become heavier over Italy later. Staying dry and fine for southern Italy, Sicily, Greece and much of Turkey.
Breezy again with outbreaks of rain for France, the Low Countries and Germany. Heavy rainfall over the Swiss and Austrian Alps. Drier and brighter for eastern Austria. A band of heavy rain sweeps through Poland and the Czech Republic and is followed by drier, brighter conditions. Mostly dry and bright too for Slovakia and Hungary though some rain may edge into the far southeast.
Another breezy day for northern parts of Europe. A band of heavy rain spreads from northern Denmark into southern and central parts of Norway and Sweden on Sunday. Staying drier further north. Outbreaks of rain also affect the Baltic States, though perhaps staying drier for Lithuania. Dry but cloudy for Finland.
Still cloud and patchy outbreaks of rain affecting northern and northwest Spain and Portugal but drier and brighter elsewhere. Showers still for the Balearics but an improving scene is expected later in the day from the west. Scattered showers across Italy and the surrounding islands. Largely dry across Greece but cloud will build in the north later. Dry and fine across Turkey.
Another unsettled day across much of France with the heaviest of rain affecting the northern regions. The Low Countries will see rain spread in from the west with strengthening winds here too. This rain will later affect west Germany. Drier further east. Heavy rain will ease over the Alpine countries first thing leaving sunny spells but also showers about. Dry to start for much of eastern Europe, but rain will become more widespread through the afternoon.
A potentially bright start for Denmark but turning cloudy with some outbreaks of rain later. Breezy too. A band of heavy rain over south Norway, Sweden and Finland will ease while pushing northwards slightly. Dry and fine across the northern half of Scandinavia. Largely dry with sunny spells over the Baltic region but it will turn cloudier later with some showers spreading in from the south.