Issued: 0530hrs Thursday 28th January 2021
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Snow in central parts of Europe, fair for much of the western Mediterranean
A fair day over Spain and Portugal on Thursday with lots of sunshine. There will be dry weather and more sunshine in the Balearics as well as in Corsica and Sardinia. Italy should be fair with some sunshine too. A few showers in western Greece whilst rain, sleet and snow affect Turkey.
A windy and wet day to come in France. Heavy periods of rain for the Low Countries. This heavier rain affecting much of western and southern Germany as well as Switzerland. Drier in Poland although with a few wintry showers in the east.
Denmark should be bright and dry. Snow showers in the Baltic States and these could be heavy. More snow showers to come in Finland. A few snow showers in eastern Sweden but dry for most of the country. Snow showers in western Norway.
Fine through Portugal and Spain again today. More sunshine in the Balearics. Sunshine and showers over Italy, some of the showers will be heavy. Further heavy showers in western parts of Greece, drier and brighter to the east. Fair in western Turkey, rain in eastern parts of Turkey.
Mixed across France with rain to the north and east. Some rain in the far south too. Cloudy elsewhere and mostly dry. Rain across the Low Countries and through central Germany. Eastern Germany should be dry. Poland is going to be cold with sunny spells. Rain and some snow in Hungary. Austria and Switzerland will be wintry with periods of snow, some of it heavy.
Fair in Denmark and cool here. Some heavy snow showers in the Baltic States. Further snow showers and a strong winds in Finland. Some snow showers affecting eastern parts of Sweden. Staying cold in Norway with sunny spells and some snow showers.