Issued: 0530hrs Monday 2nd November 2020
Duty forecaster: Alexi Venerus
Low pressure to the north of Scotland will sweep bands of rain across Europe at the beginning of the week with brisk winds in places.
A band of rain spreads over northwestern Spain and northern Portugal on Monday. Dry and bright for southeastern Spain and the Balearic Islands. Dry and sunny too for Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily and much of Italy though there will be some cloud around here at times. Dry and fair for Greece and western Turkey. Sunny and dry for central Turkey while eastern Turkey is cloudy with patchy outbreaks of rain.
Staying breezy for France, the Low Countries and Germany as another band of rain makes its way across this region through the day. Mostly cloudy for Austria, the Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia and Hungary with bands of patchy rain working their way from east to west across the area throughout Monday. Drier for Switzerland with a few brighter spells developing here.
Wet and windy for Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland as an area of low pressure sends a series of fronts northward across the region. Drier over the Baltic States with just patchy rain here. Windy here too.
Cloudy with outbreaks of rain across northern and central Spain. Turning cloudy across southern areas too later but it should stay mainly dry here. Largely dry for Portugal but cloudier towards the east with some possible rain in places. Breezy along the coasts. Dry for the Balearics but turning cloudier later. Dry across Italy with some sunny spells. Largely dry too across Greece and Turkey.
Rain affecting southern and central areas of France. More rain pushing into the northern coastal parts too. Dry for a time across the Low Countries but patchy rain will soon move in. Breezy here. Rain affecting southern regions of Germany. Drier elsewhere here. Rain affecting the Alpine countries as well as across the Czech Republic. Rain moving into Hungary but dry down the Balkan States. Some cloud and patchy light rain moving across Poland.
Still breezy across Denmark but winds will have eased since yesterday. Outbreaks of rain too will affect the country. Breezy too through the Baltic States yet staying largely dry here. Showers affecting western Norway, drier further east. Rain initially across central and northern parts of Sweden. This clearing to some showers affecting mainly western areas. Breezy towards the south. Unsettled with outbreaks of rainn across Finland, heavy at times in the north.