Issued: 0530hrs Wednesday 20th October 2021
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Cold and unsettled northern Europe, drier in the south
Fine through much of Spain and Portugal with lots of sunshine. Rain in the far northwest of Spain. The Balearics, Corsica and Sardinia will be fair with lots of sunshine. Staying fine through Italy, a few showers over the far north of Italy. Greece and Turkey will be dry with lots of sunshine.
Wind, rain and unsettled weather in France today. There wil be gales affecting the Low Countries and Germany with rain and cloud here too. Windy too in Poland with plenty of cloud and brief bright spells. Further bright spells in Hungary and Austria whilst cloud and outbreaks of rain affects Switzerland.
Rain in Denmark, some of it heavy. Widespread gales for the Baltic States. Heavy rain in Finland and windy here too. More wind and rain across the far south of Seeden, better in central and northern Sweden. Windy and cold with snow showers affecting much of western and northern Norway.
A fair day over mist of Spain and Portugal on Thursday, although always a threat of some cloud on northern coasts and hills. Some cloud through the Balerarics, perhaps thick enough to produce an isolated shower. Fine across much of Italy, althogh a risk of a shower in nthe north. Greece should be fine with some good spells of sunshine here. There will be sunshine too in Turkey.
Rain in northern France and cooler weather here. central and southern France should be fine with decent spells of sunshine. Windy and chilly across the Low Countries and northern Germany. Windy with a risk of gales together with cold weather and rain in much of Poland. Southern Germany and Hungary should be drier with sunny spells. The fair weather in Switzerland and Austria too.
Unsettled again for Denmark with more rain to come here. Windy and cloudy in the Basltic States with rain. Cold in Finland, although dry with sunny spells. Norway will be having more winry weaher in the north and west where it will be cold and windy.