Issued: 0530hrs Friday 4th September 2020
Duty forecaster: Alexi Venerus
Unsettled with heavy showers or rain across northern Europe as well as Scandinavia. Mainly dry across the Mediterranean.
Settled right across the Mediterranean with plenty of sunshine in Spain and Portugal. Italy will be fair too, again with more sunshine. Turkey and Greece will be dry with further spells of sunshine.
France will have some cloud in the north with patchy light rain about but dry elsewhere. This rain extends through the Low Countries and northern Germany as well as northern Poland. Southern Germany and south Poland should be fair with more sunshine. Staying fair across Hungary and Austria and well as Switzerland with sunshine here.
Sunshine and showers in Denmark where there will be a brisk westerly wind. Further heavy showers across Norway with the risk of some thunder in the west. Sunshine and showers again in Sweden and these affecting the Baltic States too. Further heavy showers to come in Finland, these prolonged at times and possibly thundery.
Largely dry and fine again throughout the Mediterranean although northern Spain could see cloudier skies and possible showers as well as for Malta and Siciliy later on.
Starting cloudy and wet in northeast France, the Low Countries and northern Germany but drier with sunshine across the rest of France and south Germany. Rain should soon clear these parts with sunny spells and showers thereafter. Poland will see rain spread from the northwest to the southeast through the day. Some rain pushing in to the Alpine countries later on but staying dry and fine over Croatia.
Staying unsettled across Scandinavia; Demark will see blustery showers and these merging into longer spells of rain at times. Norway will see heavy showers or longer spells of rain affect mainly the north and west with the east allowing some sunny spells. Sweden will see showers becoming widespread through the day. Rain will push into much of Finland. Rain through the Baltic States to start but this should clear with sunny spells and a few showers developing behind on the brisk wind.