Issued: 0530hrs Monday 8th October 2012
Duty forecaster: John Ejdowski
Very warm across Iberia
An area if rain moves into southern England and into western and central parts of France. Dry across eastern and the far south of France with sunny skies across Germany, Austria into the Czech Republic and the former Yugoslavia. Rather cloudy but dry across Belgium and Holland with showers forecast across Denmark and western Norway. Most of Norway and Sweden remains cold but dry and sunny. Heavy showers will affect Finland, Russia, The Baltic States, Poland and Belarus with heavy rain across the Ukraine into eastern Romania. Just a few showers across Turkey with a dry, mostly sunny day across Greece and Bulgaria. Scattered showers are forecast across Italy but dry and sunny across Sardinia into the Balearics, Portugal Spain where it remains very warm.
Most of Britain looks dry today. Lots of showers to come across northern and central parts of France but dry and sunny in the south. Fine across Belgium and Holland into southern parts off Germany while showers are forecast for Denmark, northern Germany, Finland and southern Sweden. Continued cold but dry and sunny across Norway and northern Sweden. A wet day with rain across the Baltic States and across southern Russia with sunshine and showers across the Ukraine. Rain may affect the far north of Poland but most of the country looks dry and sunny. Some light rain comes into Austria and the Czech Republic in the afternoon. Fair and dry across the former Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Romania and Greece with most of Turkey dry as well. A few heavy showers will be found in the eastern Mediterranean and across the far south of Italy. Dry in the north and across Corsica, Sardinia, the Balearics into Spain and Portugal.