Issued: 0530hrs Saturday 30th November 2019
Duty forecaster: Claire Darbinyan
A deep low brings snow and high winds to Scandinavia this weekend
A band of heavy rain edges from northwest to southeast across Iberia on Saturday. Staying dry and bright ahead of this for southeast Spain. A dry and bright day too for the Balearics, Corsica, Sardinia and much of Italy. Just a few isolated showers to the south. Sunshine and scattered showers for Greece and Turkey - showers most frequent to the west and north.
A band of heavy rain affects western France, staying dry but increasingly cloudy to the east. Mostly dry, bright and cool for the Low Countries, Germany, Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary. Some wintry showers for northern areas. After early snow and rain eases for Switzerland and Austria it will be a mostly dry and bright afternoon here too.
A cool, mostly dry and bright day for Denmark with a few isolated showers. Breezy and bright for the Baltic States after a band of rain and snow clears east. A bright day for Norway, Sweden and Finland with wintry showers for eastern Finland and western Norway. Increasingly windy to the north.
Further outbreaks of rain spread from the northwest across Spain and Portugal on Sunday. Dry and bright to end the day in Portugal. Showery rain affecting the Balearic Islands too while heavier, more persistent rain moves into northern areas of Italy. Staying dry and bright for central and southern Italy. A dry and bright day too for Greece while Turkey sees a mixture of sunny spells and showers.
A cloudy day for France with some showery outbreaks of rain. These mostly over southern areas and turning very heavy and wintry to the southeast. Cloud increases for the Low Countries, Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic with just isolated wintry showers here. A dry and bright day for Poland, Slovakia and Hungary.
A breezy day with sunshine and wintry showers for Denmark and the Baltic States. Windy for much of Norway, Sweden and Finland with good spells of sunshine and snow showers. These most frequent and persistent over western Norway but spreading across northern Sweden and much of Finland at times.