Issued: 0530hrs Thursday 21st January 2021
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Windy and wet western and central Europe, drier in east
Heavy periods of rain in Portugal and northern parts of Spain. Drier and brighter for eastern Spain, sunshine here. Heavy showers in Corsica and Sardinia. Some showers for western Italy too. Further showers in western Greece but dry in the east. Fair for Turkey, some of sunshine here.
Windy and unsettled in France, heavy rain in central and western areas. Breezy with broken cloud in the Netherlands. Some rain followed by showers and strong winds in Germany. Poland will be dry with sunny spells. Fair weather in Hungary and Austria, lots of sunshine here. Some heavy showers for the west of Switzerland.
Fair and bright in Denmark. Rain through the Baltic States but some snow and strong winds i Finland. More snow in central nd northern Sweden but brighter and dry in the south. Sleet and snow with rain to in southern Norway with a risk of gales. Further sleet and snow in northern Norway.
Heavy periods of rain afecting northwest Spain and Portugal. A few showers in the east and south of Spain too. Rain in Corsica and Sardinia. Heavy periods of rain and strong winds for Italy. Greece and Turkey should be fair with sunny spells.
France should see some bright or sunny spells, although rain and showers in the west later. Fair across the Low Countries. Much of northern Germany and Poland should be fair. Rain affects central and southern Germany. Eastern Hungary will be dry but western Hungary. Austria and Switzerland could see some heavy rain and a risk of snow.
Denmark will be bright and dry with sunny spells. Fair in southern Sweden and through the Baltic States but breezy here. Cloud and snow in Finland and northern Sweden with a risk of gales here. Further snow showers across Norway.