Issued: 0530hrs Saturday 26th September 2020
Duty forecaster: Alexi Venerus
A generally unsettled scene continuing across central Europe through the weekend but improving weather across Scandinavia.
Showers and strengthened winds will be affecting northern coasts of Spain again on Saturday. Most of Spain and Portugal should be fine with lots of sunshine throughout the day. More sunshine to come across the Balearics, although showers are going to be affecting much of Italy and it will be feeling cold here too. Further showers in northern Greece but fine in the south. Turkey should be fair with good spells of sunshine although some showers in the west.
A heavy period of thundery rain across central France, moving southwards during the day. Brighter and colder to the north. The low countries and Germany will have showers or longer spells of rain and these will be affecting Poland as well. Austria and Switzerland will have further showers and the central parts of Europe will be feeling cold throughout.
Cold across the British Isles and Denmark. Rain also affects Denmark and southern Sweden. Windy but dry for the Baltic states and Finland. Norway should be dry with lots of sunshine although feeling cold in the north.
Any rain in the north of Spain should fade away through the morning to allow for a dry and fine rest of the day. Portugal too will be dry and fine. Some showery rain affecting the Balearics but an improving scene here. Still unsettled with strong to near gale force winds across Sardinia, Corsica, Sicily and Italy as well as outbreaks of rain, some heavy and thundery. Some showers across Greece but plenty of dry conditions too. Largely dry and fine for Turkey although the odd shower in the west is possible.
Spells of heavy rain will continue to affect eastern and central areas of France with the west staying largely dry. Rain easing across the Low Countries while Germany seeing an improving day too, however, some patchy light rain moving into northeastern areas later on. Cloudy and wet with rain across Poland. Western Switzerland will see some rain but eastern areas as well as Austria should be mainly dry. Dry to start across the Balkan States but rain moving in during the afternoon. Feeling cold across central Europe.
Some rain across south Norway and central Sweden as well as central Finland but dry with sunshiene elsewhere. Dry but cool and breezy for the Baltic States. Some rain affecting south Denmark but drier further north. Feeling cool here too.