Issued: 0530hrs Tuesday 9th October 2017
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Rain and wind in northern Europe, few showers in central Mediterranean
Summery conditions continue across Portugal and Spain with very warm temperatures and sunshine across southern Iberia. Apart from showers across north western parts of France, most of the country will be fair and dry with sunny spells. Morning rain across Belgium and The Netherlands clears to afternoon showers.
A wet day to come across Denmark and northern Germany with spells of moderate to heavy rain. This also affects western and northern parts of Poland, The Baltic States, Belarus, Finland and northern Russia. A cold day across Norway with snow showers over the western hills. Cloudy but mainly dry across Sweden.
Scattered showers will be found around Corsica, Sardinia, Italy and Austria. Fine and dry with sunny spells across the Adriatic Region, The Balkans and western parts of Turkey. Some rain ad showers to affect eastern Turkey.
Fair for most of Spain and Portugal on Wednesday, although there could be an isolated shower to the south. Fine for most of Italy with some early mist or fog patches clearing. Greece and Turkey stay mostly dry with some more sunshine and warm weather here.
France should be dry with some good spells of sunshine developing here. More cloud and outbreaks of rain in the Low Countries and northern Germany. The rain band extends into northern parts of Poland. Southern Poland, southern Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Hungary should be dry with sunny spells.
Cloud and rain extends through Denmark and it will be breezy too. Scattered showers and broken cloud in the Baltic States. Finland should be mostly dry. Bright and dry in northern Sweden and then dry with some sunny spells for Norway.