Issued: 0530hrs Tuesday 13th November 2019
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Heavy, thundery rain in the central Mediterranean, heavy showers to the west
A mostly dry and bright day for Spain and Portugal though isolated showers continue for the far north of Spain and a heavier pulse of rain moves into the northwest later. Showers clear away from the Balearic Islands while heavy rain and thunderstorms continue for Corsica, Sardinia and Italy and spread east into The Balkans and western Greece. Staying dry but cloudy for eastern Greece. Dry and bright for Turkey.
Showery outbreaks of rain affect France and the Low Countries. These easing through the afternoon. Mostly dry but cloudy for Germany though scattered showers affect the far west of the country. Heavy rain spreads north across Austria, the Czech Republic, Poland and western parts of Hungary and Slovakia. This falls as snow over The Austrian Alps while Switzerland is mostly dry with just the odd isolated snow shower.
A wet and breezy day for Denmark while Finland and the Baltic States are mostly dry and fine. Rain arrives here later through the evening. Southerly winds drive bands of rain, sleet and snow across Norway and Sweden though there will be some good spells of sunshine here too.
Showers over northern coasts of Spain on Wednesday, Further showery rain may affect the far south too. Windy and rain in the Balearics and feeling cold here. Unsettled for Italy with some heavy showers in the west. Thundery, heavy rain in much of Greece while Turkey should be dry with sunny spells.
A few showers in northern France, heavier showers in the fair south. Most will be dry with sunny spells, Some cloud and outbreaks of patchy rain in the Low Countries and northern Germany. Wetter for Poland with some heavy rain here. Rain could affect Hungary too, although Austria and Switzerland should be staying dry.
Wind and some outbreaks of showery rain in Denmark. Fair for Sweden with sunny spells here. Rain affects much of the Baltic States and Finland. Norway should have sunny spells but the risk of a few showers too.