Issued: 0530hrs Monday 9th December 2013
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Foggy central areas, but some rain to the north
A large area of high pressure brings a dry and fine day to Spain and Portugal. Lots of sunshine and dry weather. Fair through the Balearics with more sunshine. Staying fair for Italy, but some fog in the north. Dry and sunny again in Greece and Turkey.
Fog affecting much of France, this slowly clearing. Further fog in the Low Countries, but this clearing to sunny spells. Breezy with cloud and some outbreaks for rain northern parts of Germany. Southern Germany will be dry as will be Switzerland, Austria and Hungary.
Dry for Finland and chilly too. Cool and dry in the Baltic States. Cloud and some outbreaks of rain in western Norway and Denmark, turning to sleet and some snow in eastern Poland.
A fine day to come across Portugal and Spain. Lots of sunshine across the Balearics too. Some fog patches in northern Italy but far across central and southern Italy. More sunshine in Greece and in Italy too.
Fog may be slow to clear from France and Switzerland. The Low Countries should be fair with some sunny sells. Germany and Poland may become quite foggy, and the fog could extend into Austria and Hungary.
Drizzle and low cloud affecting the western coasts of Norway and Denmark. Sweden will be dry with some sunny spells. Cloud and some drizzle affecting Finland and the Baltic States.