Issued: 0530hrs Tuesday 13th October 2015
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Rain in Mediterranean, drier to north
Pleasantly warm across Spain and eastward into Italy and Turkey. Eastern parts of Europe will remain quite cold with highs only into single figures dropping to below freezing overnight. Another unsettled day to come across Portugal and Spain with heavy showers. Rain us expected across the Balearics with a number of heavy showers across Italy.
Outbreaks of heavy rain are forecast across Croatia and Hungary. Across Greece, Bosnia, Romania, The Ukraine and Russia it will be fair and dry. Showers are expected across Turkey. High pressure will keep it settled and dry across France, Britain, Belgium, Holland and most of Germany with sunny spells. Cloudy with light rain across Poland. Cold but expect a dry day with sunny spells for most of Finland, Sweden and Norway with showers around the coasts of Denmark.
Cloud and periods of rain in the south of Spain and Portugal, brighter to the north with plenty of sunshine here. Rain and cloud affecting the north of Italy, but dry to the south with sunny spells here. Greece should be warm with good spells of sunshine, and staying dry with further sunshine in Turkey too.
Dry with good spells of sunshine in the west of France. Cloudier heading east with spots of rain here. More cloud and periods of rain through the Low Countries and Germany as well as Poland. The cloud and rain affecting Hungary, Austria and Switzerland too.
Cloud and showery spots of rain in Denmark with brisk winds here. Dry with sunny spells for the baltic States. Cool and dry in Finland too. Staying cool and dry through Sweden. Cloudier skies in Norway, but dry here.