Th 22 Feb 2024
Unsettled in north and west.
Drier bright in south.

Issued: 0530hrs Thursday 22nd February 2024
Duty forecaster: Filotas Paschos

While the Med will see dry bright conditions, elsewhere cloudier with occasional rain.

Thursday
A cloudy day over Portugal with outbreaks of rain, this heavy in now for a time. A dry start over Spain but soon rain will reach the north and spread southeast, with some snow over the mountains. Cloudy and increasingly windy over France with outbreaks of heavy rain and some snow over the mountains. Same for the British Isles, with showers following once the rain clears. Heavy rain and strong winds over the Low Countries, moving over Germany through Thea afternoon with gales in exposure. A rather cloudy day over Poland with some light patchy rain. A mostly dry start for Scandinavia but a low pressure system will move west of Denmark. bringing some heavy rain over Denmark and southern Sweden as well as heavy snow over southern Norway. Cloudy over the Baltic States and Finland as well as Belarus with some light patch rain. Cloudy but mostly dry over Ukraine.
Cloudy over Switzerland with outbreaks of rain, and snow over higher ground. A mostly dry but cloudy start for Austria but rain and snow spreading east later in the evening. Cloudy with occasional rain for Czechia, Slovakia and Hungary, while it will cloudy bur mostly dry over Romania. A cloudy day for most of the Balkans, but remaining fairly dry.
A cloudy but mostly dry day for the Balearics as well as Sardinia and Corsica. Some light rain for northern parts of Italy otherwise it will be a dry and occasionally bright day with long sunny spells in south. Any remaining cloud and rain will clear away in the morning for Greece, with a sunny day following. Mostly dry and bright for Turkey. apart from some rain in far east. A mostly dry bright day for Cyprus.

Friday
Cloudy for Portugal with outbreaks of rain, this more persistent in north. Cloudy for north Spain with some rain and mountain snow, brighter and drier further south with sunny spells. Cloudy for France with further outbreaks of rain and mountain snow. Showers or longer spells of rain for the British Isles mostly for south and west, and some mountain snow. Cloudy with outbreaks of rain for the Low Countries. Germany will be drier but still rather cloudy. A band of rain will spread east over Poland. Any remaining snow for southern Norway will clear through the morning with a mostly dry and bright day following for most parts of Scandinavia. Some rain is expected for the Baltic States and snow for Finland, rain spreading over Belarus later and parts of northern Ukraine.
Some snow even down to lowers levels for Switzerland, but turning drier brighter later. A cloudy day with snow for Austria even down to low levels in west. Cloudy with outbreaks of rain for Czechia and Slovakia, while rain will be more light and patchy over Hungary. Dry and bright over Romania and most of the Balkans.
Outbreaks of rain for the Balearics, spreading later over Sardinia and Corsica. Mostly cloudy for Italy with outbreaks of rain, mostly light and patchy. Greece will see increasing cloud in west and south with somme showers, but dry elsewhere. A dry and sunny day for most of Turkey. Cloudier over Cyprus but remaining dry.