Issued: 0530hrs Wednesday 22nd October 2014
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Windy in the north of Europe, unsettled central and eastern Mediterranean
Fair for Spain and Portugal on Wednesday with good spells of sunshine. Cool with showers in the Balearics, gales affecting Sardinia and Corsica. Showers, some heavy in central and southern Italy, fair to the north. Heavy showers for Greece and Crete, but mainly fair through Turkey with sunny spells here.
Fair for western and northern France with good spells of sunshine here. Windy through the Low Countries and Germany with heavy periods of rain and showers. Further cloud and showers or rain across Poland, but mostly fair in Austria, Hungary and Switzerland, although windy here.
Cloud and some rain in Denmark and southern Sweden. Windy for the Baltic States but dry here. Sunny spells and dry for Finland and most of Sweden. Showers affecting western coasts of Norway, but fair in many parts.
A fair day for Spain and Portugal with good spells of sunshine. Staying fair for the Balearics, but showers in Italy, Corsica and Sardinia. Sowers or rain affecting Greece, with heavy rain and showers affecting the west of Turkey.
Cloud and some drizzle in northern France, but fair to the south. More cloud and some drizzle in northern Germany, with more persistent rain affecting Poland. Heavy showers and breezy in Hungary, Austria and Switzerland.
Cloud and some rain, together with strong winds in western Norway. Bright spells in Denmark. Cloud and some showery outbreaks of rain in the Baltic States. Chilly in Finland and most of Sweden with spells of sunshine.