Issued: 0530hrs Thursday 25th February 2021
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Sunny and dry in most of central Europe, although some rain in the far west
A wet day in western Spain and Portugal, the rain could be heavy in places. Eastern areas will be bright with sunshine. Staying fair through the central Mediterranean with lots of sunshine in Italy, Corsica, Sardinia and the Balearics. More sunshine in Greece, quite breezy in the east. Breezy to in Turkey with lots of sunshine and dry weather here.
Staying dry in most of France with more sunshine here. There could be some cloud affecting the far north of France and this could produce some patchy rain or drizzle. Rather cloudy in the Low Countries and far north of Germany with a few spots of rain. Poland, central and southern Germany will be fair with good spells of sunshine. Remaining fair in Hungary, Austria and Switzerland with more sunshine.
Broken cloud for Denmark with sunny spells. Breezy in the Baltic States with sunny spells. Periods of rain and sleet in Finland and windy here too. Fair in the southern parts of Sweden and breezy. Rain and sleet in western Norway, some snow showers in the north.
A few showers across Southwest Portugal and southern Spain on Friday. Most of Iberia will be fine with lots of sunshine. Further sunshine through Italy as well as Greece and feeling warm here. Fare across Turkey and warmer than the last few days.
Fair for much of northern and western France, although there will be some cloud and rain in the east. Sunny spells across the Netherlands and northern Germany, but some rain in southern Germany. Poland will be dry with broken cloud. Fare through Hungary and Austria as well as Switzerland.
Windy in Denmark but dry with good spells of sunshine. Chilly and windy in much of Sweden and generally dry. Windy to through the Baltic states and feeling cool with some sleet showers. Bright but cold in Finland although mostly dry. Some wintry showers affecting western coast of Norway.