Issued: 0530hrs Monday 28th September 2020
Duty forecaster: Claire Darbinyan
Unseasonably cool conditions affect much of western Europe
A dry and fine day across Spain and Portugal. Some showers across the more easternmost Balearic Islands initially but generally dry and fine here. Staying unsettled with strong winds and outbreaks of rain for Sardinia, Corsica, Siciliy and Italy. Unsettled with showers across Greece, these heavy to the west, but drier and brighter for Turkey.
Rain still affecting central and eastern areas of France but the west looking largely dry and fine. Wet and cloudy across much of the Low Countries and Germany. Cloudy skies with some showers across Switzerland and Austria. Further snow falling over the Austrian Alps. Largely dry and bright for northern Poland, cloudier with patchy rain to the south.
A largely dry and fine day across much of Scandinavia with light winds and sunshine. Although cloud thickens across west Norway and outbreaks of rain are expected to move in here later. Patchy outbreaks of rain for the Baltic States and for Denmark.
A largely dry and fine day for Portugal, Spain, the Balearic Islands, Corsica and Sardinia. Early showers fade over Siciliy and southern Italy to leave a dry and sunny afternoon here. Showers, these occasionally heavy through the morning, affect western parts of Greece and Turkey while it stays dry and fine over eastern areas.
Early rain clears east from eastern France and the Low Countries leaving a fair day here with a scattering of showers over northwestern areas. Rain spreads into western Germany and spreads eastward though far eastern areas stay dry. Outbreaks of rain for Switzerland, this falls as snow over the Alps. Early showers fade from Austria and the Czech Republic to leave a fair day here while southern parts of Poland as well as eastern parts of Hungary and Slovakia see more persistent outbreaks of rain.
Patchy outbreaks of rain for Denmark, western Norway and northern Sweden on Tuesday. Dry with good spells of sunshine for southern Sweden. Dry and fine for Lithunia and Latvia too while patchy outbreaks of rain and showers spread across Estonia and into southern Finland later in the day.