Issued: 0530hrs Thursday 5th March 2015
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Rain in Italy, fine for much of central Europe
A fair day in Portugal and Spain with plenty of sunshine to come. Chilly for the Balearics, a few showers here. Low pressure brings rain and strong winds to much of Italy, with showers in western Greece, Much of Turkey will be dry with sunny spells.
A fair day in most of France, although windy to the south. Sunny spells and dry across the Low Countries and Germany as well as Poland. Some showers in southern Poland, these running into Austria, Hungary and Switzerland.
Plenty of fair weather again for Denmark and the Baltic States. Staying fine across Finland with more sunshine. Hazy sunshine and dry in Norway, but some cloud and drizzly outbreaks of rain for Norway.
Fine conditions persists across Spain and Portugal today with good spells of sunshine. A few showers blowing through the Balearic Isles. Low pressure over southern Italy brings rain and strong winds to central and southern Italy as well as Sicily. More rain for Greece, mostly fair for Turkey and Cyprus.
Across central Europe it should be fine for France with good spells of sunshine. More sunshine in the Low Countries and much of Germany and Poland. Staying dry with more sunshine for Switzerland, Austria and Hungary. Some drizzle and cloud in northern Poland.
Cloud and rain affecting Denmark and southern Sweden. There will be some sunshine for the Baltic States, with cloud and some rain affecting Finland. Mostly fair in Norway with more sunshine here.