Issued: 0530hrs Friday 30th March 2012
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Colder through eastern Europe but fine to the west
Some cloud and outbreaks of rain for southeast Portugal on Friday. Elsewhere across Iberia the day should be fair with some good spells of sunshine to come. More sunshine and dry weather over France. There will be some cloud and outbreaks of rain affecting the Low Countries and northern Germany. More southern parts of Germany and Poland will be dry with sunny spells here.
Italy should be largely fair with some sunny spells. A few showers in northern Greece, but dry to the south with sunny spells. Fair over southern Turkey too, although some wind and rain to the north. Showers and cloud for Bulgaria and Romania.
Cloud and rain over western Norway. Fair through Denmark with some sunshine here. fair across Sweden too. Some showers over Finland and the Baltic States.
Some hefty showers across southern Portugal and the south of Spain on Saturday. To the north though it should stay fine and sunny. More fine weather over most of France, although some showers in the northeast later. Colder weather through Germany and Poland as well as the Low Countries, with a few showers on northern coasts.
A fine day in Italy with lots of sunshine throughout the day. Some sunshine to come in Greece and for Turkey as well, where it should be remaining dry. A few showers later in the west of Bulgaria and Romania.
Chilly in Scandinavia. Some rain through the Baltic States. Finland should be dry with sunny spells, with brisker winds and some rain for southern Sweden. Denmark and Norway are likely to be fair with sunny spells here.