Issued: 0530hrs Sunday 12th January 2020
Duty forecaster: Claire Darbinyan
Low pressure continues to bring unsettled conditions to northern Europe
A dry and mostly bright day for Portugal, Spain and the Balearic Islands. Some cloud at times over northwest Spain and Menorca. Most dry and bright too for Corsica, Sardinia and Italy though there may be cloud at times and isolated light showers to the south. Cloudy with outbreaks of rain for northern parts of Greece and Turkey, drier and brighter for southeastern areas.
Cloudy with showery outbreaks of rain, some heavy, for northern France, the Low Countries, northern Germany and, later, northern Poland. Drier and brighter for southern parts of France and Germany. Increasingly cloudy but staying mostly dry for Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Poland. Dry and bright for Austria, Slovakia and Hungary.
A wet day for Denmark. Cloudy and breezy for the Baltic States with rain to the north at first. A second band of rain arrives to the south later. Outbreaks of rain sleet and snow affect much of Norway and Finland as well as southern Sweden but these tending to ease, away from western Norway, to leave a brighter end to the day. Breezy here.
A weak front, manifested as a band of cloud, sweeps from northwest to southeast across Iberia and the Balearic Islands. Staying dry away from the far northwest of Spain. A mostly dry and sunny day for Italy. Increasingly cloudy to the south with a few showers perhaps for Sicily. A dry and fine day for Greece and Turkey though cloud builds over Greece through the day.
Cloudy with showery outbreaks of rain for northwestern parts of France and Germany and the Low Countries. Staying dry and fine to the southeast. A mostly dry but cloudy day for Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria and Switzerland. A few showers maybe for northern Poland. Dry and bright for Hungary.
A mostly cloudy day with scattered showers for Denmark and the Baltic States. Mostly dry with variable amounts of cloud for Sweden and Finland with isolated snow showers to the north. Outbreaks of rain continue for western coastal regions of Norway but staying dry and bright to the southeast.