Issued: 0530hrs Sunday 7th January 2018
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Wet western Mediterranean but dry to the east
An unsettled day through Spain and Portugal. Plenty of rain, some of it heavy across northern Spain. Showers in the Balearics with some fair weather for Corsica and Sardinia. Fine and warm in Italy with sunny spells and warm weather affecting Greece too.
Rain and cloud for the west and south of France, but drier in more central areas. Breezy in northern France and the Low Countries. Chilly but dry in northern Germany with sunny spells. Chilly too in most of Poland but some cloud in the south. Broken cloud for southern Germany, Switzerland and Austria.
Fair for Denmark with sunny spells here. The Baltic States will be fair to with sunny spells here. Windy with rain or snow in northern Sweden and Finland. Rain or sleet with sno inland over central and northern Norway.
Low pressure bringing showers to Spain on Monday with some affecting the west of Portugal too. More unsettled weather over the Balearics with some heavier bursts of rain possible here. Fair for most of Italy and it should be staying fine and bright through Greece as well.
Rain in southern France may be heavy at times whilst the north of France is cool but dry. The dry weather affecting the Low Countries too. Germany and Poland will be dry with sunny spells here. Fair for much of Austria and Hungary but some rain affecting Switzerland.
Denmark should be cold but fair with good spells of sunshine to come here. A few snow showers in the Baltic States and Finland but Sweden should be mostly dry with sunny spells. Cloud and some drizzle affecting western Norway.