Issued: 0530hrs Wednesday 4th October 2017
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Fine in central and southern Europe, but cloud, wind and rain to the north
Fair with lots of sunshine across Portugal and Spain. The Balearics, Corsica and Sardinia will be dry with plenty of sunshine. Showers in Sicily although Italy will be dry with lots of sunshine. Greece and Turkey will be staying dry too with more sunshine here.
France starts misty with some fog in places, but these lifts to leave conditions dry with lots of sunshine. Breezy in the Low Countries and northern Germany with cloud, although mostly dry weather. Poland will be breezy with some rain in the far north although for most it is going to be dry. Switzerland and Austria as well as Hungary stay dry with more sunny spells here.
Wet and windy weather afecting much of Denmark and southern Norway with widespread gales. Showers in northern Sweden. Windy with rain and showers across the Baltic States with rain in southern Sweden and gale force winds here.
Staying fine and sunny across most of Spain and Portugal on Thursday. It wil be a fine day too in the Balearics. Much of Italy will be dry and sunny, although a few showers could affect the northwest. Greece and Turkey will be enjoying autumn sunshine and will be warm too.
A cooler day in France with sunshine in the south but rain in the north. Breezy with more rain pushing south through the Low Countries and Germany as Poland becomes wet and cold. Turning cooler in Austria and Hungary as wel as Switzerland but staying dry.
A cold and showery day in Denmark with strong winds. Mostly dry in Norway, but heavy showers will merge into longer spells of rain in the Baltic States. Finland will be unsettled with heavy showers.