Issued: 0530hrs Monday 20th January 2020
Duty forecaster: Garry Nicholson
Sunshine and patchy fog
Strong easterly winds continue to affect the western Mediterranean and Iberia. Heavy rain and snow again for eastern Spain. Dry for Portugal. Wet for the Balearics, Corsica and Sardinia. Some rain may also affect southern France. A few showers for southern Italy, but generally dry further north.
A large area of high pressure extends across central-northern Europe bringing widespread dry weather to much of France, the Low Countries, Germany and many eastern countries. Frost and some fog patches, but plenty of sunshine. Isolated showers for Greece.
A westerly breeze maintains mild weather for Scandinavia. Wet and dull in west and northwest Norway. Patchy rain in Sweden, but mostly dry around the Baltic.
Another wet day for eastern Spain, with heavy rain, or snow over higher ground. Strong easterly winds continue for the western Med. Dry for Portugal and far west of Spain. Largely dry for France, although heavy rain affects the far south.
High pressure over central Europe brings extensive dry and clear weather to areas from northern France to Germany, the Alps and out toward the Black Sea. Frost and fog in places. Dry too for much of Italy and Greece, local showers for Sicily.
A westerly breeze for Scandinavia. Some rain for southern Finland, largely dry for much of Sweden, southern Norway and Denmark. The north of Norway sees persistent rain and snow over the mountains, to lower levels in the north.