Issued: 0530hrs Saturday 24th October 2020
Duty forecaster: Alexi Venerus
Unsettled in the north and west as rain spreads eastwards and winds strengthen. Drier further east
Mostly dry and fine across Portugal, Spain and the Balearic Islands though a few showers develop later over northwest Iberia. Showers clear east from Corsica and Sardinia while patchy outbreaks of rain spread southward over Italy and Sicily. This locally heavy. Increasingly cloudy over Greece but staying dry here. Dry and sunny for Turkey.
Cloudy with patchy outbreaks of rain over northwest France and the Low Countries. Dry and bright over southeast France. Early showers and patchy rain ease over Switzerland, Austria, Germany and the Czech Republic to leave a dry and fine afternoon. Patchy rain takes a little longer to fade over Poland, Slovakia and Hungary but the day ends dry and fine here.
Increasingly cloudy for Denmark with isolated showers. A dry start for the Baltic States though rain arrives from the west later. Showery outbreaks of rain first thing for southern parts of Norway and Sweden though these fade to leave a mostly dry and fine day across the countries. Mostly dry for Finland too and fair here.
Rain spreads from northwest to southeast across Spain and Portugal on Sunday, the heaviest rain expected in the west. The far southeast should remain dry throughout the day until overnight when patchy rain moves in. Dry and fine across the Balearic Islands. Rain clearing eastern areas of Italy first thing with sunny spells and mainly dry conditions across the country but a few scattered showers cannot be rruled out. Cloud and rain moving in to Greece. Staying dry across Turkey but cloud may increase here.
A cloudy and soggy start across northern and western France. The band of rain will slide southeastwards through the day with showers pushing in behind. The south eastern part of France should remain dry throughout the day but become cloudy. Rain spreading across the Low Countries in the morning with showers and sunny spells developing behind, Germany will see rain affect western areas but will stay dry in the east. Dry through the day across the Alpine countries but cloud and rain will push in to Switzerland later on in the evening. Sunny spells and some showers for the Balkan States. Largely dry across eastern Europe.
A breezy but mild day for Denmark. A band of rain will sweep from west to east here. Norway too will see rain push into its southern regions and spread north through the day. Western parts of Sweden will be affected by rain and it will spread into parts of the east later on in the day. Finland should remain dry throughout but rain will affect the west in the evening. Breezy but dry across the Baltic States.