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European Summary - February 08, 2011
Settled across much of Europe
Snow for Russia

Issued: 0530hrs Tuesday 8th February 2011
Duty forecaster: John Ejdowski


Fine across the Mediterranean

Today
A dry day to come across Britain today and dry as well across into all of France, into Belgium, Holland and Denmark with sunny spells Some light rain is expected across southern parts of Germany into Poland but rain clears northern Poland in the morning. Heavy snow showers will affect western parts of Norway today but dry and sunny in the east and across into Sweden. Watch out for some very heavy falls of snow across Finland into Russia, The Baltic States and Belarus. For the rest of Europe and the Mediterranean high pressure is going to keep it fine and settled. The mild, sunny weather continues across Spain and Portugal with dry weather into the Balearics, Italy, Greece and Turkey with generally fair weather up across Bulgaria, Romania into the Ukraine and Hungry. Mildest temperatures will be across the Mediterranean with 5-16C expected while temperatures will be below freezing across much of Scandinavia and Russia.


Wednesday
Rain is expected across Britain today with another area of rain into Portugal. Another fine day with lots of sunshine across Spain into France, the Low Countries into Denmark and all of Germany. Cold but a dry, mostly sunny day across Norway and Sweden. Further falls of heavy snow are expected across Finland into Russia, The Ukraine, The Baltic States into parts of Poland. The large area of settled and dry weather will persist across Hungry, the former Yugoslavia, Romania, Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey. Sunny and dry as well across Italy, Corsica and Sardinia.


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