Issued: 0530hrs Wednesday 7th April 2021
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Cold northern and eastern Europe, some showers to the south
A fair day across Portugal and Spain, although there will be a few showers in eastern and southern areas. Sign through the Balearic Islands as well as Corsica and Sardinia. Most of Italy will be dry with sunshine although there will be rain in the far south. Some showers for western parts of Greece. Turkey should be dry with lots of sunshine.
France is going to be dry with plenty of sunshine. Some showers affecting the low countries and central and northern parts of Germany. Further showers in the west of Poland but dry elsewhere. On settled through Austria and Hungary as well as Poland with periods of rain here.
Call day in Denmark with the scattering of showers. Mostly dry in the Baltic states. Cold with a mix of sunshine and showers for Finland. Mostly dry in Sweden although a few showers in the east. Heaviest snow showers affecting northern and western part of Norway where it will also be cold throughout the day.
Showers affecting much of Spain on Thursday, these heavy and thundery at times. Fine across the Balearics and Italy with lots of sunshine here. Greece should be fair in the west but some showers in the east. Some rain or snow in central and northern Turkey but fair to the south.
A fair day in France but some frost in the morning. Further sunshine in the Low Countries and Germany as well as Poland. Hungary and Austria together with Switzerland should be dry with plenty of sunshine, although a morning frost may affect these areas too.
Denmark is going to be rather cloudy with a risk of some patchy drizzle in the north. Fair for most of Sweden with good spells of sunshine. Mostly dry in the Baltic States as well as Finland, some sunny spells here. Severe gales and wet for much of western Norway, heavy periods of rain and sleet.