Issued: 0530hrs Saturday 11th January 2020
Duty forecaster: Claire Darbinyan
A breezy weekend for northern parts of Europe; drier, more settled conditions to the south
A dry and sunny day for Portugal and Spain and for the Balearics too after early showers clear south. Bright with scattered showers for Corsica, Sardinia and southern Italy. Dry and bright for northern Italy. Dry for Greece with cloud building from the west - a few showers here later. Dry and sunny for Turkey and Cyprus.
A dry day for France, the Low Countries and Germany with cloud building over northern areas later. Mostly dry and bright for Switzerland, Austria and the Czech Republic after early scattered showers clear. Showery outbreaks of rain for southeast Poland though these clear through the day. Some brighter spells to the northwest.
Dry but mostly cloudy and breezy for Denmark. Early rain clears the Baltic States leaving a fine day here. Finland and Sweden start the day dry and bright but cloud builds bringing isolated showers later. Breezy here. Windy too for Norway with heavy outbreaks of rain and snow for western coasts - drier to the southeast.
A dry and mostly bright day for Portugal, Spain and the Balearic Islands. Some cloud at times over northwest Spain and Menorca. Most dry and bright too for Corsica, Sardinia and Italy though there may be cloud at times and isolated light showers to the south. Cloudy with outbreaks of rain for northern parts of Greece and Turkey, drier and brighter for southeastern areas.
Cloudy with showery outbreaks of rain, some heavy, for northern France, the Low Countries and northern Germany. Drier and brighter for southern parts of France and Germany. Increasingly cloudy but staying mostly dry for Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Poland. Dry and bright for Austria, Slovakia and Hungary.
Rain clears southeast from Denmark leaving a brighter afternoon with scattered showers. Cloudy and breezy for the Baltic States with rain arriving from the northwest later. Outbreaks of rain sleet and snow affect much of Norway and Finland as well as southern Sweden but these tending to ease, away from western Norway, to leave a brighter end to the day. Breezy again here.