Issued: 0530hrs Tuesday 5th October 2021
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Mixed across Europe, storms in the north but better Iberia
A better day for most of Western and Central Europe on Thursday. A dry day for most of Spain, France and Portugal on Thursday.
The Low Countries should stay dry and fair too. Some heavy showers or thunderstorms possible in central and southern Germany, with more persistent rain for most of Austria and Hungary. Another unsettled day in the balkans and eastern and southern Italy with spells of heavy rain continuing for much of the day. A wet day for most of mainland Greece, with the best chance chance of drier weather further east. A generally dry day for eastern Germany and Poland.
A generally dry day across central and southern Scandinavia, with light winds and occasional scattered showers along the coasts. Some showers are possible across central and southern Finland, with more organised rain in northern parts of Sweden and Finland. Rain moves into western and southern Norway later during Thursday evening.
A fair day for most of Spain and Portugal on Wednesday. There could be some showers affecting the Balearics and eastern Spain though. Low pressure brings rain to Sardinia. Rain too in northern Italy with some showers and outbreaks of rain in central and southern Italy. Greece should have good spells of sunshine and it likely to be remaining dry. Turkey is dry although breezy with plenty of sunshine.
A fine day in western parts of France, although wind and rain affect the east. Further wind in southeastern France with strong winds here. The Low Countries will be wet and windy with heavy periods of rain. Germany will have some rain in the east although only cloud to the west. Poland will have cloud and some drizzle in western areas, but the east should be fair with sunny spells. More cloud and rain across Austria and Hungary as well as Switzerland.
Scattered showers and some sunny spells in Denmark. Breezy but warm and fair through the Baltic States and Finland. More cloud and periods of rain in central and eastern Sweden. Rather cloudy in western Norway, a few showers here.