Issued: 0530hrs Wednesday 7th March 2018
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Mixed Mediterranean, rain in Spain, cold in Greece
Rain in southwest Portugal and southern Spain on Wednesday. Fair for eastern Spain and the Balearics, warm here too. Snow for the far north of Italy, but rain through central and southern areas. A fine day for Greece with lots of sunshine. More sunshine to come over Turkey nd dry here too.
A band of showery rain passing east through France, turning brighter to the west later. Heavy showers in the Low Countries in the afternoon with further heavy showers over Germany and Poland. Showers in Hungary with some rain or showers for Switzerland and Austria.
Rain in Denmark whilst the Baltic States will have some sunny spells and should be dry. The Baltic States remain cold with sunny spells and it stays cold for Finland too. Cold again in Sweden with some sunny spells, showers and rain affecting western Norway.
An unsettled day in Spain with rain in central and southern areas. Heavy showers following through Portugal. A few showers are likely in the Balearics although Corsica and Sardinia should be dry. Sunny spells and dry in Italy. Windy and cold for Greece with a few showers, rain affecting western parts of Turkey.
Cloud and rain affecting the north of France and also western France. More central and eastern areas should be dry. Further cloud and rain into the Low Countries as well as northern Germany. Southern Germany should be dry with some sunny spells and the south of Poland should be dry and bright too. Austria, Hungary and Switzerland should be dry and fair with sunny spells.
Cloud and showery periods of rain affecting Denmark. Mostly fair in the baltic States although some wintry showers in Finland. These wintry showers affecting central and northern Sweden although the south should be dry. Some sleet and snow over southern Norway but fair to the north.