Issued: 0530hrs Sunday 1st November 2020
Duty forecaster: Claire Darbinyan
A deep area of low pressure brings very unsettled conditions to northwestern parts of the continent
Cloud builds across Portugal and Spain on Sunday with patchy rain confined to the far northwest of Iberia. Staying dry for most and sunny to the southeast. Mostly dry and fair for the Balearic Islands, Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily, Italy and for much of Greece. Dry and mostly fine too for Turkey though an area of low pressure over south Ukraine brings outbreaks of locally heavy rain to Black Sea coastal regions of Turkey.
Outbreaks of rain and strong winds spread across northern and central France, the Low Countries, much of Germany, the Czech Republic and, later, into western Poland. A mostly cloudy day for Switzerland and Austria with some patchy rain at times. Breezy here too. Dry and fine to the far southeast of France. Dry, but increasingly cloudy for eastern Poland, Slovakia and Hungary.
Bands of rain spread northward and eastward over Denmark, Norway and Sweden on Sunday. It will be increasingly windy here too. Increasingly cloudy and breezy across Finland and the Baltic States with isolated wintry showers over Finland.
A band of rain spreads over northwestern Spain and northern Portugal on Monday. Dry and bright for southeastern Spain and the Balearic Islands. Dry and sunny too for Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily and much of Italy though there will be some cloud around here at times. Dry and fair for Greece and western Turkey. Sunny and dry for central Turkey while eastern Turkey is cloudy with patchy outbreaks of rain.
Staying breezy for France, the Low Countries and Germany as another band of rain makes its way across this region through the day. Mostly cloudy for Austria, the Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia and Hungary with bands of patchy rain working their way from east to west across the area throughout Monday. Drier for Switzerland with a few brighter spells developing here.
Wet and windy for Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland as an area of low pressure sends a series of fronts northward across the region. Drier over the Baltic States with just patchy rain here. Windy here too.