Issued: 0530hrs Sunday 31st January 2021
Duty forecaster: Alexi Venerus
Unsettled across the south and in the west of Europe while northeast Europe and Scandinavia look more settled yet cold.
Patchy rain and scattered showers for Portugal and Spain. Eastern coastal areas should stay dry and fine. Mostly dry and fine too for the Balearics. Outbreaks of rain and gusty winds clear southeast from Corsica, Sardinia and northern Italy through the day. Staying wet over southern Italy and Sicily for longer. After a dry and fine start, heavy rain moves into western Greece. Early snow and rain clears east from Turkey to leave a dry and fine day here too.
Early rain and sleet clears south from France before another more widespread area of rain spreads across the country from the northwest. This rain also extends into Belgium. Dry and fine for Luxembourg and the Netherlands. Early snow clears from the Alps to leave a dry and fine day for Switzerland, Austria and Germany. Mostly dry and bright for Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia while Hungary sees some snowfall. Northern coasts of Poland could see frequent wintry showers.
Isolated wintry showers and sunny spells for Denmark, the Baltic States, Finland, northern Sweden and western Norway on Sunday. Mostly fine elsewhere across southern Sweden and southeast Norway with good spells of sunshine.
Rain will continue to affect northern areas of Spain and coastal areas of Portugal but it should remain largely dry elsewhere. Breezy yet mainly dry throughout the Balearics. Staying unsettled with blustery winds across Sardinia and Corsica with patchy rain across south Italy and Siciliy. Cloudy and wet for much of Greece once again today with west Turkey seeing rain and snow push in here. Drier further east.
An unsettled day across France as outbreaks of rain affect most areas. Windy too towards southern and western coasts. An improving day for the Low Countries while rain, sleet and snow push across Germany from west to east. Rain, sleet and snow will affect Austria and Switerland while progressively affect more of the Czech Republic. Largely dry across Slovakia, Hungary and Poland but turning increasingly cloudy from the west.
Isolated wintry showers and sunny spells continue across Denmark, the Baltic States, Finland and Sweden on Sunday. Snow showers will push into coastal areas of Norway but it should be largely dry elsewhere here with sunshine.