Issued: 0530hrs Tuesday 8th October 2019
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Showers, wind and rain in northern Europe but drier to the south
Mostly fair once again for Portugal and Spain. Variable amounts of cloud around for Portugal and western Spain, brighter to the east. Isolated showers for northern Spain too. Dry and sunny for the Balearic Islands and much of Italy - a few showers perhaps to the far south. Thundery showers continue for Greece, spreading into northwestern parts of Turkey too.
Outbreaks of rain and showers spreading across northwestern France, the Low Countries, Germany, the Czech Republic and Poland. The far southeast of France stays dry and bright. Dry and bright too for Switzerland, Austria and Slovakia though cloud builds into northern areas. A sunny and dry day for Hungary.
A breezy and wet day for Denmark and southern parts of Norway and Sweden with frequent outbreaks of rain. Isolated wintry showers affect northern parts of Norway and Sweden and much of Finland too. A cloudy day for the Baltic States with scattered showers.
Fair for Portugal and Spain with good spells of sunshine. A few showers in Corsica and northern Italy. Southern Italy will be dry with sunny spells. Greece and Turkey will be dry with lots of sunshine here. Thunderstorms may affect Sicily.
Heavy showers or rain in northern France, drier and brighter to the south. Further showers in the Low Countries as well as Germany. Heavier rain in southern and eastern Germany and much of Poland. Hungary, Austria and Switzerland will be wet with heavy periods of rain and some thunderstorms.
Breezy with heavy showers and thunderstorms in Denmark. Brighter in the Baltic States with some sunny spells. Further spells of sunshine in the Baltic States. Fair in northern Sweden but more showers to the south. These showers and thunderstorms affecting southern Norway, but brighter to the north with sunny spells.