Issued: 0530hrs Tuesday 19th January 2021
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Fair central and eastern Mediterranean, wet and windy western, central and northern Europe
Largely dry and bright for Portugal, Spain, the Balearic Islands, Corsica and Sardinia. Cloud thickens to the northwest of Iberia with rain arriving here later. Largely dry and fine for Italy and Sicily with scattered showers developing to the west later. Early showers ease over southern Greece to give and dry and bright day here. These conditions extend into western Turkey though eastern areas see further snowfall.
Breezy with outbreaks of rain over northern France and the Low Countries. Dry over the rest of France with the best of the sun to the south. Breezy with outbreaks of rain, sleet and snow spreading across Germany into the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland later. Mostly dry and fair for Switzerland and Austria with some snow possible to the north.
Wet and windy for Denmark. Mostly dry and fair across the rest of Scandinavia. Some patchy sleet and snow into the far south of Norway and Sweden. Isolated snow showers also develop over the southern Baltic States.
An unsettled Portugal and western Spain. East in Spain will be dry with sunny spells. The Balearics will be dry with some sunshine to, fair weather extends into Corsica and Sardinia. Italy will be mostly dry with some sunny spells although rain affects the north. Greece should be fine with lots of sunshine and it will stay fat across turkey too.
A windy day across France with showers in central areas and rain in the west. Staying windy through the Low Countries and Germany a few spots of drizzle on the coast but mostly dry. Poland will be wet in the north but dry for most areas with a fair amount of cloud. Hungary, Austria and Switzerland should be dry with some bright or sunny spells.
Windy weather and cloud and drizzle will affect Denmark. Rain and strong winds for the Baltic states. Dry and cold for Finland and northern Sweden. Central Sweden will be wet. Rain and snow in southern Norway, colder and dryer to the north.