Issued: 0530hrs Thursday 10th January 2019
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Unsettled an cold in southeast Europe, fair in the west
Breezy and cold in Iberia with some cloud and rain over eastern coasts. Drier and brighter for much of central and northern Spain. Portugal should be dry too with sunny spells. Rain affects the Balearics and it will be cold here too. Showers and chilly weather in Corsica and Sardinia. Further showers for Italy and staying cold, the heaviest showers in the south. Greece will be wet with rain, although snow in the north. Wet and windy for much of Turkey.
A cold day for France with sunshine in the west. The Low Countries and much of Germany will be cold with good spells of sunshine. Dry and fair in northern Poland. Some snow showers in southern Poland, Austria, Hungary and Switzerland as well as the south of Germany.
Broken cloud and a few showers in Denmark. The Baltic States will be chilly and bright but dry. Becoming windy in Finland with snow. Gales in central and northern Sweden withu snow here, but drier to the south. Severe gales in much of Sweden with heavy rain then snow in the west and north.
Another chilly day over Spain and Portugal. Staying cold in the Balearics with a risk of showers. The cold weather and showers in Corsica and Sardinia again as well as across much of Italy. Sunny spells and showers in Greece and feeling cool here. Rain, perhaps snow, in western Turkey but dry to the east.
Cool with sunny spells in France, feeling cold in the far south of rance as a Mistral develops. Cloud and some showery rain and sleet passing through the Low Countries and Germany. Poland will have some cloud and periods of rain, most in the north. Fair and cold through Austria, Hungary and Switzerland.
Brezy and bright for Denmark. Snow in Finland and breezy here, becoming colder later. Heavy snow and gales in Finland and feeling very cold here. Windy with sunny spells and cold in Sweden. Frequent, heavy snow showers in western and northern Norway with gales making it feel very cold.