Issued: 0530hrs Tuesday 8th September 2020
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Thundery showers western Mediterranean, fine through central and eastern areas
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.
Fair for much of Spain and Portugal on Wednesday. There is a risk of a few showers in eastern Spain too. Heavier showers in the Balearics as well as through Sardinia and Corsica. Italy will be dry with lots of sunshine. Remaining dry in Greece, windy in the east. Staying windy with sunshine in Turkey.
Showery bursts of rain in southern France. Fair in central mand northern areas, again with sunshine here. An area of rain affecting the Low Countries and northern Germany. Fair through Poland and southern Germany with more sunshine in Austria, Hungary and Switzerland.
Breezy with rain clearing to showers in Denmark. Heavier rain arrives in the Baltic States later. Wetter in southern Sweden but this also clearing to showers. Sunny spells and some showers in Finland as well as northern Sweden. Heavy showers affecting much of Norway, heaviest of the showers in the west where some may be wintry.