Issued: 0530hrs Wednesday 27th October 2021
Duty forecaster: Garry Nicholson
Wet in western Norway
Showers affect the far south of Spain, but most of Iberia will be dry with sunshine. The Balerics, Corsica and Sardinia are likely to be dry. An area of rain and some heavy downpours affects the central Mediterranean and Sicily, grazing the southern tip of mainland Italy too. Staying dry for Greece, chance of showers for Crete.
High pressure extends across centrel Europe, with fair weather from France to Germany and many eastern countries. Some morning fog, but plenty of warm autumn sunshine by day. Breezier for northern areas, particularly the Low Countries.
A strong and mild southwesterly flow affects Scandinavia with rain spreading across Norway and Sweden. Drizzly rain for Denmark and the Baltic states. Cooler with some showers in Finland.
Most of Spain and Portugal will be dry and warm, although some rain moves into the northwest of Iberia later, leading to some very wet conditions here in the days ahead. Showers for the western Mediterranean, plus some constant heavy rain for Sicily. Much of Italy will be dry. Fair weather for Greece, most of Turkey and the Balkans.
High pressure over central and eastern Europe brings dry and very mild conditions to many countries from Germany to Poland and out to the Black Sea. Breezier for France and the Low Countries, but generally dry.
Southwesterly winds for Scandinavia keep things mild, but very wet in western Norway. Some rain spills across Sweden, but Denmark is mainly dry.