Issued: 0530hrs Saturday 25th March 2017
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Staying unsettled in Spain, fair in central and eastern Mediterranean
An unsettled day again on Saturday with rain and showers over Spain and Portugal. Showers affecting the Balearics with heavy rain and thudnerstorms in Corsica and Sardinia. Italy will be bright with sunny spells and a few showers. Greece and Turkey will be dry with sunshine here.
Rain and wind affecting the south of France. Northern France will be windy with sunny spells. Dry across the Low Countries and Germany. Poland should be dry with more sunshine here. Hungary, Austria and Switzerland will be dry with further spells of sunshine here.
Sunny spells and dry in Denmark. A band of rain passing through the baltic States and Finland. Chilly across Sweden with sunny spells and showers here. Further showers affecting Norway.
More rain to come over Portugal and western Spain today. Dry in the east with sunny spells. Corsica, Sardinia and Italy should be mostly dry, although there will be some showers in the south. Greece will be dry with sunny spells although heavy showers affecting Turkey.
Rain in western and southern France although northern and eastern France will be dry with sunny spells. Fine weather across the Low Countries and Germany with good spells of sunshine. Poland is going to be bright and mostly dry. Austria and Hungary as well as Switzerland will have a mix of sunny spells and scattered showers.
Fine for Denmark with sunny spells today. Sunshine affects southern Sweden too. Showery rain passing through Finland and the Baltic States with a risk of gales. Severe gales in central and northern Sweden with rain here.