Issued: 0530hrs Tuesday 26th March 2019
Duty forecaster: Claire Darbinyan
A fine and dry spell of weather for France & Iberia; increasingly showery further east
A cloudy day for southernmost parts of Spain and Portugal with the possibility of a few scattered showers developing in southeastern Spain. Dry and bright for Ibiza and Majorca while heavy showers should clear southward through the day for Menorca, Corsica, Sardinia and Italy. Showery too for mainland Greece while western parts of Turkey could be rather overcast.
A dry and fair day for France with the best of the brightness in the south. Overcast for Benelux and Germany with some light showers developing over northern parts of Germany through the afternoon. After some early morning snowfall over the Alps, it will be mostly dry and bright for Switzerland, Austria, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
Overcast for Denmark with a chance of light scattered showers in the west. Scattered wintry showers for the Baltics and southern Finland. A dry and bright day for Sweden though cloud will build from the west through the afternoon. A wet day for coastal parts of Norway but dry in the southeast.
A dry and bright day on Wednesday for Portugal, Spain and the Balearics while an area of low pressure developing over the Tyrrhenian Sea will bring thundery downpours to Corsica, Sardinia and southern Italy. Drier and brighter in northern Italy. An overcast and showery day for Greece and western Turkey.
It will be dry and bright for France and Switzerland while the Low Countries and Germany will be rather overcast. Showers developing in northern Germany through the afternoon too. Showery too for the Czech Republic and western Poland, drier and brighter in the southeast and for Slovakia and Hungary. Wintry showers should ease over Austria to leave a dry and bright afternoon.
Showers easing for Denmark through the morning leaving a rather overcast but dry afternoon. A dry and bright day for the Baltics while a band of light snow showers will sweep eastward across central and northern parts of Finland. Staying dry in the south. Showery for southern Sweden and Norway with a mixture of cloudy skies and sunny spells elsewhere.