Issued: 0530hrs Monday 12th April 2021
Duty forecaster: Alexi Venerus
Unsettled through the central into eastern Mediterranean.
A much drier and brighter day across Spain and Portugal as the remnants of the rain clear the northeast. A breezy day for the Balearic Islands with a few showers passing through. Rain, heavy at times, moving across Corsica and Sardinia then over northern Italy. Southern Italy as well as Siciliy will be mostly dry. Cloud increasing across the Balkans and rain moving in to Slovakia and Croatia. Dry and fne for Greece and western Turkey, but snow showers to the east of Turkey.
Rain gradually clears to the east of France through Monday with cooler air and some showers pushing in behind. A bright day for the Low Countries but with a scattering of showers too. Rain will gradually push eastwards across Germany clearing from the west with cooler air moving in. Some heavy rain and snow falling over the Alpine countries. A dry morning for Poland but rain pushing in during the afternoon.
Denmark will see wetter and cloudier conditions to the north but drier and brighter conditions further south. A breezy and generally cloudy day across the Baltic States with patchy rain passing through. Southern areas of Norway, Sweden and Finland will see outbreaks of rain, sleet and possible snow although northern areas will remain largely dry and fine.
A largely dry and sunny day across Iberia but cloud will build over Portugal. Largely dry with sunny spells for the Balearic Islands. Brisk winds will ease across Corsica and Sardinia with some patchy rain affecting mainly Corsica. Cloudier skies and outbreaks of rain still affecting much of Italy but Siciliy should stay largely dry. Outbreaks of rain pushing into Greece but Turkey looks to remain dry and fine.
A dry and sunny day for France but brisk winds remain towards the Mediterranean Sea coast. A chilly yet bright day with some wintry showers across the Low Countries and Germanyy although heavier spells of rain could still affect far southern parts of Germany. Heavier outbreaks of rain, sleet and snow easing across the Alpine countries. Unsettled across the Czech Republic and through the Balkan States as well as across southern Poland.
A chilly yet bright day across Denmark and the Baltic States but wintry showers are expected to pass through here. Some rain, sleet and snow pushing from south to north across Sweden. Wintry showers affecting parts of Norway too. Some rain and cloudier skies for southern Finland but drier and brighter in the north.