Issued: 0530hrs Saturday 30th January 2021
Duty forecaster: Claire Darbinyan
Cold with snow in the east, mild and wet in the west
Rain in northern Spain. Some showers through central and southern parts of Spain. The Balearics should be mostly bright with sunny spells. Fair across most of Italy, a few showers in the west, rain arriving tothe north later. Breezy for Greece scattered showers in the west but heavier showers in the east. Thundery rain in western and southern Turkey could lead to some flooding.
Unsettled in France with periods of heavy rain across France. More rain and sleet into the Low Countries. Rain, sleet and some snow in southern and western parts of Germany but generally fair in the northeast. Rain, sleet and snow for southern Poland, fair in the north. Fair in Hungary, some rain and snow for northern Austria.
Fair and cold in Denmark with good spells of sunshine. Some snow for the Baltic States. Cloud and some snow showers to come across Finland. Further snow showers in eastern Sweden. Cold again with snow in the north and west of Norway but fair to the south.
Patchy rain and scattered showers for Portugal and Spain. Eastern coastal areas should stay dry and fine. Mostly dry and fine too for the Balearics. Outbreaks of rain and gusty winds clear southeast from Corsica, Sardinia and northern Italy through the day. Staying wetter over southern Italy and Sicily for longer. After a dry and fine start, heavy rain moves into western Greece. Early snow and rain clears east from Turkey to leave a dry and fine day here too.
Early rain and sleet clears south from France before another more widespread area of rain spreads across the country from the northwest. This rain also extends into Belgium. Dry and fine for Luxembourg and the Netherlands. Early snow clears from the Alps to leave a dry and fine day for Switzerland, Austria and Germany. Mostly dry and bright for Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia while Hungary sees some snowfall. Northern coasts of Poland could se frequent wintry showers.
Isolated wintry showers and sunny spells for Denmark, the Baltic States, Finland, northern Sweden and western Norway on Sunday. Mostly fine elsewhere across southern Sweden and southeast Norway with good spells of sunshine.