Issued: 0530hrs Tuesday 29th September 2020
Duty forecaster: Claire Darbinyan
The best of the sun over Portugal and Spain through the start of this week
A largely dry and fine day for Portugal, Spain, the Balearic Islands, Corsica and Sardinia. Perhaps cloduier over southern areas. Early showers fade over Siciliy and southern Italy to leave a dry and sunny afternoon here. Showers, these occasionally heavy through the morning, affect western parts of Greece and Turkey while it stays dry and fine over eastern areas.
Early rain clears east from eastern France and the Low Countries leaving a fair day here with a scattering of showers over northwestern areas. Rain spreads into western Germany and spreads eastward though far eastern areas stay dry. Outbreaks of rain for Switzerland and western Austria, this falls as snow over the Alps. Early showers fade from eastern Austria and the Czech Republic to leave a fair day here while southern parts of Poland as well as eastern parts of Hungary and Slovakia see more persistent outbreaks of rain.
Patchy outbreaks of rain for Denmark, western Norway and northern Sweden on Tuesday. Dry with good spells of sunshine for southern Sweden. Dry and fine for Lithunia and Latvia too while patchy outbreaks of rain and showers spread across Estonia and into southern Finland later in the day.
Dry and mostly fair for Portugal and Spain though a band of heavy rain arrives to the far northwest of Spain later. Dry and fine for the Balearic Islands and Italy though one or two showers may develop over western parts of the country later. Dry and sunny for much of Greece and Turkey though outbreaks of rain may affect Black Sea coastal parts of Turkey at times.
A cloudy start with scattered showers for the northwestern half of France, the Low Countries and western Germany with a band of heavy rain arriving over northwest France later. Dry and fine for Switzerland, eastern Germany and much of the Czech Republic. Early showers fade over Austria while an area of rain spreads into southeastern Poland, Slovakia, the western Czech Republic and western Hungary. This may be locally heavy.
Mostly cloudy with patchy outbreaks of rain for Demark and southern Norway. Mostly dry and bright for southern Sweden but cloudier further north and for Finland with isolated showers. Cloud builds over the southern Baltic States but it should stay mostly dry here with the best of the sun for Latvia.