Issued: 0530hrs Saturday 7th December 2019
Duty forecaster: Claire Darbinyan
An extensive area of low pressure brings increasingly unsettled conditions to northern and western Europe this weekend
A dry, bright day for Portugal, Spain and the Balearic Islands. Mostly dry and bright too for Italy with just isolated showers for central and western areas. Outbreaks of rain for western Greece ease to leave a dry and bright day here. Dry and bright too for Turkey.
Scattered showers for central parts of France and northern and eastern parts of Germany but otherwise fair across France, the Low Countries and Germany. Cloudy with outbreaks of rain for Poland and the Czech Republic as well as northern parts of Switzerland and Austria.
A cloudy day for Denmark with isolated showers. Cloudy with rain for the Baltic States and southern Finland. Rain turns to snow further north. Rain clears east from Sweden to leave a dry and bright afternoon here. Dry and bright too for much of Norway away from western coasts.
Heavy outbreaks of rain spread across northwestern Spain and northern Portugal. Staying dry and bright to the south and southeast. Dry and bright for the Balearic Islands, Corsica, Sardinia and much of Italy - just the odd light showers for western coastal parts of Italy. Isolated showers too for western parts of Greece and Turkey but otherwise a sunny and dry day here.
Heavy outbreaks of rain also spread from the northwest across France, the Low Countries and Germany accompanied by strong winds reaching western Poland, the Czech Republic and Switzerland later. Rain becoming increasingly showery furth to the southeast. Staying dry for Austria, Slovakia and Hungary but becoming increasingly clody here.
A windy day with heavy outbreaks of rain for Denmark as well as southern portions of Norway and Sweden. Rain turns to snow further north. Mostly dry but overcast for the Baltic States and Finland though rain and strong winds arrive here later in the day.