Issued: 0530hrs Sunday 29 November 2015
Duty forecaster: John Ejdowski
Coldest in the east, snow
It will be coldest across eastern parts of Europe and Scandinavia with the mildest temperatures across southern Spain. A windy day across northern Europe. An area of rain is expected across Britain, France, The Low Countries, Denmark, Germany, western Poland and Austria. Fair and dry in the far south of France. A fine, dry and sunny day to come across Portugal, Spain into the Balearics, Sardinia and Italy. A number of showers are likely around Scilly and The Greek Isles. Fair and dry across much of the Balkans and the Adriatic Region. Showers to affect northern parts of Turkey, these mixed with snow in the east. Cold and windy across Norway and Sweden with outbreaks of snow. Dry and cold across Finland, eastern Poland and the Baltic States while an area of snow is expected across northern Russia, Belarus and the western Ukraine. Heavy rain is forecast for the eastern Ukraine. Strong north west winds will prevail from southern France to west of Sardinia with gusty east winds through the Straits of Gibraltar while gales affect northern Europe.
It continues very windy across northern parts of Europe today. Further spells of heavy rain to affect England, The Low Countries, Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic. A cold but dry day to come for Norway and Sweden while heavy snow is forecast for Finland and western parts of Russia. Heavy rain is expected across the Baltic States and Belarus. Much of the Adriatic Region and the Balkans will again be fair and dry with sunny spells. Rain is likely across the Ukraine and Romania. More unsettled today across Turkey with showers and longer spells of rain. Another fine, sunny day across Portugal, Spain and Italy. Strong east winds persist through the Straits of Gibraltar as will the gales across northern Europe.