Issued: 0530hrs Saturday 17th April 2021
Duty forecaster: Alexi Venerus
Heavy rain possible in the Mediterranean and Balkan States.
A largely dry day across Spain and Portugal although under the thicker cloud in the east a few showers could develop. Showers or longer spells of rain continue across the Balearic Islands as well as Corsica, Sardinia and southern parts of Italy including Sicily. Some scattered showers for Greece and rain pushing across Turkey.
Mainly dry but feeling slightly chillier than average across France and the Low Countries. Largely dry for Germany although cloudier skies and some rain in the east. Poland will be unsettled with outbreaks of rain throughout the day. Mainly dry across Austria and Switzerland but some showers could develop in the build up of cloud later. Mostly dry across north Italy. Expect Slovakia and Croatia to be largely dry but Bosnia wet with rain.
High pressure over Scandinavia will bring plenty of dry conditions although some patchy rain across parts of Denmark is expected. Winds too will be rather brisk and feeling chilly through the Baltic States.
A dry day again for Spain and Portugal with an improving day across the Balearic Islands. Italy and the islands still being influenced by low pressure so seeing cloudier skies and longer spells of rain as well as feeling chilly. Rain turning more showery across Greece with some rain pushing into Turkey.
Largely dry and fine for France but could see cloudier skies further east with patchy light rain about too. Cloud and patchy rain also across the Low Countries, Germany as well as the Alpine Countries into northern Italy. Some heavier spells of rain likely through parts of Croatia and Bosnia as well as Hungary. Rain becoming more peristent across north Poland later too. Drier further south here.
High pressure remains in situ over Scandinavia therefore plenty of dry weather about and light breezes. A brisker southerly wind towards Norway coasts. Cloudier skies with some patchy light rain is possible across Bornholm but mainly dry throughout the rest of the Baltic States.