Issued: 0530hrs Sunday 24th March 2019
Duty forecaster: Claire Darbinyan
Mostly dry and bright weather on Sunday will give way to more unsettled conditions on Monday
A mostly dry and fair day for Portugal and Spain though cloud and showers will creep into southern areas through the afternoon. Some heavy showers could develop for Andalusia. A dry and mostly bright day elsewhere in the Mediterranean as high pressure brings settled conditions to the Balearics, Corsica, Sardinia, Italy, the Balkans, Greece and western Turkey.
Cloudy with a few spots of light rain first thing for northern France, the Low Countries, central and southern Germany, the Czech Republic and southern Poland. This should clear to leave a bright and mostly dry afternoon across much of western and central Europe.
A showery and breezy day for Denmark on Sunday. Mostly dry for southern Finland and the Baltics with a mixture of good sunny spells and cloudy skies. A mostly bright day for Sweden with scattered showers developing in the southwest through the afternoon while western parts of Norway will see persistent rain and snow through the day.
Scattered showers will affect southeastern parts of Spain on Monday and may be heavy at times. Elsewhere across Iberia it will be a dry and bright day. A fair day for the Balearics, Corsica and Sardinia while western parts of Italy could be rather overcast. Brighter in the east. Dry and bright for Greece and Turkey.
A mostly dry and fine day for France though a few spots of rain could develop in the southeast. It will be breezy with widespread showers for the Low Countries, Germany and Poland while there could be some snow for the Swiss and Austrian Alps. Widespread showers affecting the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary too.
Scattered showers affecting Denmark first thing but these should clear to leave a breezy but bright day. Light scattered showers affecting the Baltic States too. Mostly bright with a few scattered wintry showers for southern Finland, Sweden and Norway.