Issued: 0530hrs Wednesday 13th February 2019
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Fine and warm Mediterranean and much of central Europe, cold and wintry Turkey
Across the western Mediterranean it will be a mostly dry, bright and warm day with Portugal, Spain, the Balearics, Corsica, Sardinia and Italy all seeing some good amounts of sunshine. In the eastern Mediterranean, an area of low pressure over the southern Aegean Sea will bring strong winds, heavy downpours and some thunder to Greece and western Turkey.
Another dry and bright day for western Europe with much of France, Benelux, Germany, Switzerland and Austria seeing good spells of sunshine though some cloud may build from North Sea coasts. A few wintry showers for the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland and Hungary.
An overcast but dry day for Denmark while the Baltic States will have a dry and bright morning before a band of rain and snow moves in from the Baltic Sea and spreads eastward. A band of snow will move eastward across Scandinavia bringing snow first to the west coast of Norway through the morning, moving across northern Sweden through the early afternoon and into southwestern Finland by the late afternoon. Elsewhere it should be mostly dry, if a bit overcast.
A warm day through Portugal and Spain today, lots of sunshine too. Fine for the Balearics and for Corsica and Sardinia. Italy will be dry with sunny spells. Windy with some rain in eastern Greece, windy, unsettled and cold in Turkey with a risk of some sleet and snow here.
Plenty of sunshine in France today. More sunshine and dry weather to come in the Low Countries and Germany. Further sunshine, although the risk of some morning fog in Poland and Hungary. The risk of a shower in Switzerland and Austria.
Fine with plenty of sunshine in Denmark and southern Norway. Fine for central and southern Sweden where it will be bright. Breezy with some sunshine for the Baltic States and Finland. Rain and snow in northern Norway, windy too, but fair to the south with sunny spells.