Issued: 0530hrs Wednesday 6th January 2021
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Cold in much of Europe, heavy rain in Spain and Portugal
A cold day through Spain and Portugal. Plenty of sunshine here and dry overall too. Showers in Corsica and Sardinia. Heavy showers and a risk of some thunderstorms in Italy. Showers for the west of Greece but dry and sunny in the east. Turkey should be dry with plenty of sunshine to come here.
Fine for much of France with sunny spells, but some wintry showers in the north. Wintry showers for the Low Countries too whilst snow affects much of northern Germany and the west of Poland. Further snow showers across Hungary and Austria as well as Switzerland.
Snow in the east of Denmark as well as southern Sweden. The Baltic States will be breezy and cold. Finland looks set to be remaining chilly and breezy too. More cool weather in central and northern Sweden. Norway stays chilly but mostly dry.
Heavy rain across eastern and southern Spain and Portugal with snow on the hills. More rain in the Balearics. Showers for Corsica and Sardinia as well as southern Italy. Northern Italy should be dry and fine. Greece will have sunshine and should be staying dry. A dry day too for Turkey with more sunshine to come here.
Fair for France but cold with sunshine. Showers in the Low Countries and northern Germany, these heavy and wintry. Fair in southern Germany. Poland will have sunny spells but some showers to the north. Hungary, Austria and Switzerland should all be fair with sunny spells. Coo, with wintry showers in Denmark. Cold for the Baltic States and Finland but mostly dry. Chilly too in Sweden with some showers in the east, fair for most areas. Norway will have some wintry showers on the coasts.