Issued: 0530hrs Tuesday 25th September 2012
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Best sunshine in the central and eastern Mediterranean, but cloud and rain to the north and west
Continued very windy and unsettled across Britain, The Low Countries and France with gusty winds as well across Spain and the western Mediterranean. Rain and showers are expected across Britain, northern France, Belgium, Holland and Denmark with rain across Sweden. Cold and windy across Norway with rain and snow showers.
Most of Spain looks sunny and dry with rain across Portugal. Scattered showers will be around the Balearics today but sunny and dry from Sardinia into Italy. Lots of warm sunshine to come across Greece, Turkey, the former Yugoslavia, Bulgaria and Romania.
Just a few showers are expected across The Ukraine, Austria and Slovenia. Fine and dry across the Czech Republic into Poland and Belarus with showers forecast across the Baltic States. Mainly dry across Finland. Northern parts of Germany may catch some heavy showers with central and southern Germany dry and mostly sunny. A wet day across Russia.
Showers for Portugal and northern Spain, but some sunny spells for all. There could be some cloud over southeastern Spain, but this will be breaking. Winds and rain for much of the north and west of France, with lighter rain in the east. Heavy showers for the Low Countries. with cloud and some rain in Germany. Poland will have showers. Heavy showers across Austria, Hungary and Switzerland.
For Italy it should be a dry day with sunny spells, the best over central and southern areas. Further sun and dry weather in Greece, with more sunshine and warm sunshine across Turkey too. Staying dry and sunny through Bulgaria and Romania.
Cloud and drizzle in Denmark, with some heavy periods of rain for the Baltic States. Cloud and some ran in southern Finland, but fair to the north. Cloud and rain for southern Sweden, with some further cloud and rain in southern Norway.