Issued: 0530hrs Tuesday 4th October 2016
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Fair in the Mediterranean, windier and cooler north with rain in the east
Lots of fine weather to come from Portugal, Spain into France, England, The Low Countries into Germany with plenty of autumnal sunshine. An area of heavy rain lies from Russia into Belarus, the western Ukraine, The Czech Republic, southern Poland, Austria, the Adriatic Region and Hungary.
A dry day is forecast across the eastern Ukraine, Romania, Greece and Turkey. Heavy showers will develop across Bulgaria and Albania. A fine, pleasantly warm day is expected across Italy. Quite cool across Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and northern Poland with a dry, mostly sunny day. Quite a windy day across Britain and northern France. Spain will again be quite warm.
Some showers in eastern Spain today. Western areas will be brighter with sunny spells. Staying fair in Portugal as well with more sunshine here. A fine day in Italy with lots of sunshine and dry conditions. Greece may have an odd shower in the east but fair overal with more sunshine. Turkey stays dry and sunny although some rain could affect northern coasts.
Breezy and dry with good spells of sunshine in northern France. Broken cloud in central and southern France, although some showers here. More wind and cloudy weather in the Low Countries, with a risk of rain and chilly conditions for eastern Germany. Poland sees more persistent rain and will be cold as well as windy. Austria and Hungary will be cloudy and damp, but fair and dry in Switzerland.
Windy and dry in Denmark with good spells of sunshine. Staying windy across Finland with a risk of gales and mostly dry here. Fair for Finland with some sunshine and chilly weather. Sweden and Norway will be bright and dry overall with sunny spells. Windy in southern Sweden.