Issued: 0530hrs Tuesday 4th May 2021
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Rain and cold as well as windy in northern and central Europe, drier south
Another fair day in Spain and Portugal with good spells of sunshine. Fair too in the Balearics and across Italy. Greece and Turkey will be enjoying a dry day with more sunshine throughout.
An area of heavy rain in central and northern France, drier in the south. Further rain and showers in the Low Countries. Wet for much of Germany and cold too with strong winds. More rain to the north and west, some heavy rain here, but drier to the southeast. Austria and Hungary should be dry with sunny spells, rain in Switzerland.
Wet and windy in Denmark, heavy periods of rain. Fair in the Baltic States until the evening when more wind and rain arrives. Finland should be dry with sunny spells. Wet across much of central and southern Sweden with heavy rain and gales. Cold across Norway, some wintry showers north and west, rain and gales in the south.
Scattered showers affecting northern Spain. Elsewhere there will be plenty of sunshine and dry weather. Remaining dry in the Balearics with a few showers over Corsica and Sardinia. Sunshine and showers in Italy, heaviest in the north. Greece and Turkey will be dry with good spells of sunshine.
Chilly in France with cloud for all, some rain in northern and eastern areas. More rain and wind in the Low Countries and Germany, some of it heavy. Further rain in Poland, again some of it heavy. Hungary will be bright in the east, but some rain i the west. Further rain in Switzerland and Austria.
Rain, some of it heavy in Denmark. Breezy with rain clearing to showers in the Baltic States. More rain in Finland, again some of it heavy. The heavier bursts of rain drifting into central Sweden, although drier in the north. Rain in southern Norway but fair across central and northern areas with sunny spells.