Issued: 0530hrs Sunday 18th November 2018
Duty forecaster: Claire Darbinyan
An unsettled couple of days for much of the Mediterranean as low pressure dominates, more settled for central and northern areas where high pressure is in charge
Unsettled weather across the Mediterranean on Sunday as low pressure areas to the west of Iberia and over the Ionian Sea bring rain and heavy showers. Central Portugal will see the heaviest rain in Iberia though most of Portugal and Spain will experience a largely wet day. Showers too for the Balearics, Corsica and Sardinia. Wet too for Greece, the Balkans, Bulgaria and Romania with the treat of snow on higher ground. Rain too for western Turkey though the east should remain dry and bright.
Breezy and chiller in northern France with cloud and some rain in the far south. The Low Countries, Germany and Poland will be dry with good spells of sunshine. Staying fair in Austria and Hungary as well as Switzerland with more sunshine here.
A breezy and bright start to the day in Denmark and Sweden though cloud will build from the east through the afternoon. Finland and the Baltics will be chilly and breezy with some cloud and showers in the south. Broken cloud and some sunshine in Norway.
Remaining unsettled through the Mediterranean through Monday as low pressure develops over the Balearic Sea. Rain and heavy showers for eastern Spain, the Balearics, Sardinia, Corsica, Sicily, Italy and the Balkans. Greece and Turkey should remain largely dry though cloud will build throughout the day as low pressure moves eastward.
A dry and bright day for most of France though cloud will build from the northeast through the day. Cloudy for Benelux, Germany and Poland with some light rain and snow showers possible in the north.
Cloudy too for Denmark with rain in the south. The Baltics will also be cloudy for much of Monday. Dry and bright for Finland, northern Sweden and Norway. Southern Sweden will remain cloudy with a chance of some light wintry showers.