Issued: 0530hrs Thursday 5th November 2020
Duty forecaster: Claire Darbinyan
High pressure over central Europe brings a settled spell of weather for many
Rain and thundery showers in Portugal and Spain on Thursday. The rain also affecting the Balearics. A fair day in Italy with plenty of sunshine. Thundery showers in western parts of Greece but fair elsewhere and sunny. Fair and breezy in western Turkey with sunshine here. Cloudier further east with outbreaks of thundery rain.
Breezy in France with good spells of sunshine. The Low Countries and Germany are going to be dry with plenty of sunshine. Poland stays dry and sunny as well. Hungary is likely to be dry with more sunshine. Switzerland and Austria will also be dry with more sunshine to come here.
Breezy for Denmark and dry. Staying breezy in the Baltic States with some sunshine. Windy for Finland with some sleet and rain. Staying windy across Sweden with gales in the north. Rain for southern Norway, fair in central areas but severe gales to the north.
Outbreaks of rain and thundery showers for Portugal and western Spain on Friday. These spread across Spain later. Thundery showers may also affect the Balearic Islands at times. Mostly dry and fair for Italy with good spells of sunshine here. Thundery showers for western and southern parts of Greece but fair elsewhere. Thundery showers also affect coastal regions of Turkey while rain and sleet showers develop to the east.
High pressure centred near the Czech Republic brings a dry and fine day to much of central Europe. Dry and sunny for much of France though cloud builds later to the west. Dry and fine for the Low Countries, Germany and Poland though cloud builds at times over northern areas. Sunny and dry conditions prevail over Switzerland, Austria, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia.
An increasingly dry and fine day for Denmark as well as southern parts of Norway and Sweden. Breezier further north with outbreaks of rain, sleet and snow for northern Norway. A mostly dry and fine day for Finland and the Baltic States though cloud may build here at times.