Issued: 0530hrs Monday 2nd October, 2017
Duty forecaster: John Ejdowski
Fine across the Balkans
Dry, sunny and warm across Portugal and Spain with highs in the low 30s in the south. A few heavy showers will be in the vicinity of the Balearics into Sardinia and Italy. Warmer across Italy today. Eastern Europe stays rather cold but settled. Lots of fine, dry with sunny spells to come across The Adriatic Region, The Balkans and across Turkey. Dry into Poland, The Ukraine, The Baltic States into Russia and Finland with sunny spells. Very unsettled and windy with spells of moderate to heavy rain across Germany, France, Denmark, Norway and Sweden. Occasional showers are expected across Britain, Belgium and The Netherlands. A strong easterly wind will prevail through the Straits of Gibraltar.
Another very warm, summery day is expected across Spain and Portugal. A few heavy showers to affect central parts of France with the north and the south dry and sunny. An area of moderate to heavy lies cross Norway, Sweden, Finland, The Baltic States into Poland, The Czech Republic, southern Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the far north of Italy. Occasional showers are expected across the Low Countries, Denmark and northern parts of Germany. Most of Italy will be fair, dry and pleasantly warm. A number of heavy showers to affect the central Mediterranean. Rain spreads into Croatia in the afternoon while the rest of the Adriatic Region looks dry. Dry as well across the Balkans into Turkey. Cold but dry across Russia and the Ukraine. Very windy across the North Sea and across north east Europe. Brisk easterly winds will persist through the Straits of Gibraltar