Issued: 0530hrs Monday 7th September 2020
Duty forecaster: Claire Darbinyan
High pressure brings increasingly dry and fine conditions across much of Europe
Hot, dry and sunny for Portugal and western Spain. Warm for eastern Spain with isolated showers to the north. Heavy, thundery downpours are expected for the Balearic Islands, Corsica and Sardinia. Showers also affect Italy and Siciliy but they are more scattered here and there is plenty of sunshine around. Continuing dry, hot and sunny for Greece and Turkey.
High pressure builds from the west across France, the Low Countries and Germany bringing a dry and fine day here. Early showers over Switzerland, Austria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia and Poland are pushed east as high pressure ridges in here bringing a dry and fine end to the day.
Dry and fine for much of the day for Denmark and Sweden though patchy rain arrives here from the west later. Showers affect Finland and the Baltic States for much of the day but fade into the late afternoon. A rather wet day for much of Norway as fronts bring rain across the country. Wettest to the west.
Warm, sunny and mostly dry across Portugal and Spain with just isolated thunderstorms over eastern coasts of Spain. Thunderstorms continue to affect the Balearic Islands, Corsica and Sardinia. Isolated showers, some thundery, affect central and southern parts of Italy while northern areas stay dry and fine. Dry, hot and sunny for Greece and Turkey.
High pressure over central Europe brings a mostly dry and sunny day here. Some cloud and patchy light showers affect the Low Countries as well as northern portions of Germany and Poland. Otherwise it will be a dry and bright day for France, Switzerland, Austria, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary as well as southern parts of Germany and Poland.
Low pressure over the Norwegian Sea brings unsettled conditions to northern Europe. Breezy with showers clearing east from Denmark. Outbreaks of rain affect Finland, Latvia and Estonia while Lithunia stays drier but cloudy. Rain eases over Sweden leaving a dry and bright end ot the day for much of the country while western parts of Norway see persistent outbreaks of rain which may turn to snow over higher ground. Drier and brighter for southeast Norway.