Issued: 0530hrs Saturday 12th September 2020
Duty forecaster: Claire Darbinyan
High pressure builds over Europe bringing a dry and fine weekend for many
Dry for Spain and Portugal. A few showers to start across the Balearics but it will dry and brighten up here through the day. Thundery showers affecting Sardinia and Corsica as well as Malta and parts of Italy but sunny spells here too. Some showers developing over mainland Turkey through the afternoon. Mainly dry and warm across Greece.
Thundery showers still affecting the far southeastern parts of France but dry, fine and warm elsewhere. Dry and fine for much of the rest of central Europe although showers will continue across Switzerland and into western Austria.
Becoming more unsettled across Scandinavia with a band of rain passing across south Sweden and north Denmark moving into south Finland later on. Winds will pick up here too. Showers or longer spells of rain for western and central Norway. Drier further east. Cloudy but largely dry for northern and Sweden and northern Finland.
Cloud builds from the southwest over Portugal and Spain on Sunday bringing isolated showers here. Staying dry and fine for northeastern Spain and the Balearic Islands. Isolated thundery showers may affect Sardinia, Sicily and southern portions of Italy but staying sunny and dry for Corsica and northern Italy. Sunny, warm and dry for much of Greece and Turkey though isolated thunderstorms may develop over western parts of Turkey later.
A largely sunny and dry day for much of central Europe as high pressure spreads across the continent. A few showers develop over Alpine regions of Switzerland, Austria and Germany while the Low Countries and northern parts of Germany and Poland may see more in the way of cloud around.
Breezy and cloudy with outbreaks of rain for southern parts of Norway and Sweden as well as for Denmark on Sunday. Wet and windy for southern parts of Finland too as well as for Estonia. Cloudy but drier for Latvia and Lithuania. Bright and breezy for northern parts of Sweden and Finland.