Issued: 0530hrs Wednesday 12th October 2016
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Rain to the south but mostly dry in northern Europe
Low pressure brings plenty of cloud and periods of rain across Spain and Portugal today. The rain could be heavy at times, especially in the east. Italy should be dry with sunny spells. Scattered showers for Greece abd Turkey, but mostly dry here with sunny spells.
Rain in the southwest of France and breezy here too. The rest of France stays dry with sunny spells and a sharp easterly breeze. The Low Countries and Germany are going to be mostly dry, although some showers in the far southeast and the south of Poland too.
Breezy for Denmark with sunny spells and a few showers, Dry for the Baltic States with sunny spells. Staying dry in Finland with some sunshine. Fair too for Sweden and Norway, although a chilly start.
Rain and showers over Spain and Portugal. Further rain and showers for the Balearics, Corsica and Sardinia. Most of Italy should be fair with sunny spells, although some rai in the north. Greece and Turkey should be dry with sunny spells.
Cloud and rain or showers affecting France, especially central and southern areas. Breezy and chilly in the Low Countries and Germany. Poland should be mostly dry with some sunny spells, although it will be cool too. Hungary and Austria stays dry with some sunny spells, and mostly dry in eastern Switzerland too.
Denmark will be breezy and dry with sunny spells. The Baltic States will be dry with high pressure bringing a cool breeze and some sunny spells. Finland is going to be dry with some sunny spells here. Staying dry in Norway and Sweden and staying dry.