Issued: 0530hrs Thursday 13th February 2020
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Fair for the Mediterranean, but wind and rain across the north
Rain in northwest Spain and northern Portugal on Thursday. Fair for eastern and southern Spain. Scattered showers in the Balearics, Corsica and Sardinia. Fair in much of Italy with sunny spells. Mostly fair for Greece with some more sunshine here, but some showers in the west and south of Turkey.
Winds and rain affect the Low Countries and much of France. Germany should be fair, but some wind and rain in the west later. Fair weather in Poland with sunny spells. The sunshine continues in Hungary as well as Austria. Switzerland will have cloud and some outbreaks of rain.
Fair for Denmark with more sunshine here. A few spots of rain in southern Sweden, with more rain or sleet in the Baltic States. Finland will have a few wintry showers and feel cold. Mostly dry and chilly in the north of Sweden. Norway will be fine to the south, but snow showers in the north.
Patchy rain over northwest Spain, fair to the south. Most of Spain will be fair again, more sunshine. Fine across the central mediterranean into Italy. Greece and Turkey should be dry with more sunshine, but a few showers in the east.
France has a wet and windy day in central and northern areas, drier to the south. Heavy showers follow to the west. Wet in the Low Countries, the rain heavy and spreading into Germany too. Poland should be dry with some sunshine, fair too in Austria and Hungary. Rain in Switzerland.
Fair at first in Denmark, but some rain here later. Sunny spells and dry over Sweden. Cloudier skies in the Baltic States with some spots of rain. Showers for Finland. Norway will have some wintry showers in central and northern Norway, dry to the south.