Issued: 0530hrs Wednesday 18th March 2020
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Fair central and south, rain and showers Scandinavia
Some showers in southern Spain today. fair in central and northern areas. The Balearics will have some sunshine as will Corsica and Sardinia. Italy should have a dry day too. Fine for Greece with good spells of sunshine. Turkey will be breezy, some heavy showers in the east.
A fair day in France with sunny spells and dry weather. Staying dry in the Low Countries and Germany as well as Poland. The dry weather will be continuing in Switzerland and Austria as well as Hungary, plenty of sunshine in these areas.
Cloud and some rain for Denmark and southern Sweden. Wet to for the Baltic States. Some more rain to come in Finland. Northern Sweden will be fair. Rain and showers for Norway, some of them heavy.
Scattered showers in northern Spain on Thursday, but fair for most of the country. There will be good spells of sunshine in Corsica and Sardinia as well as Italy. Greece should have good spells of sunshine. Fair in western Turkey, but some heavy showers and thundery rain in the east.
Sunny spells and scattered showers in France, but some more persistent rain in northern France. The Low Countries will have cloud and some outbreaks of rain, this affecting central Germany as well. Northern Poland will have some patchy rain. To the south it should be dry and bright. Austria and Hungary as well as Switzerland should be dry with sunny spells.
Sunny and dry in Denmark. More sunshine over much of Sweden. Scattered showers in the Baltic States. Dry with some sunshine for Finland. Northern Sweden will be chilly but dry. Norway will have some snow showers in the west but should be dry.