Issued: 0530hrs Thursday 1st February 2024
Duty forecaster: Filotas Paschos
Some rain for the north and central parts. Drier brighter over the Mediterranean.
A dry and mostly bright day over Portugal and Spain with long sunny spells away from coasts, and feeling pleasant. Cloudy with some rain spreading south in France, but west remaining fairly dry. A rather cloudy day for the British Isles with some rain over Scotland. Same for the Low Countries where the day will start with some heavy rain, but becoming drier and brighter later. Some heavy rain pushing south over Germany and Poland but drier weather along with sunny spells will follow later in the morning. Mostly dry and bright over Scandinavia with some patchy snow over higher ground in Norway. A period of snow for the Baltic States in the morning and early afternoon, but drier later. A dry start over Belarus and Ukraine but some sleet/snow will arrive later in the north.
Dry but cloudy start over Switzerland and Austria but rain will arrive later in the morning. Outbreaks of rain for Czechia and Slovakia but drier and brighter later in the afternoon. Thick cloud arriving over Hungary through the morning with some light rain. Most of the Balkans remaining dry through the day, long sunny spells over Serbia and Bulgaria.
The Balearics will see a dry day but with cloudy skies. Rather cloudy over Sardinia and Corsica, and becoming windy through the day. Mostly dry but cloudy over Italy, best of any brightness over Sicily. Sunny for most of Greece away from southern Aegean Sea where some patchy rain is expected in the morning. A mostly dry and bright day for Turkey. Unsettled over Cyprus with some heavy rain and hill snow.
Another bright day over Portugal and Spain with some long sunny spells. Some morning fog for central France, otherwise it will a dry and bright day, best of sunshine along the south coast. Breezy, cloudy but mostly dry over the UK and Ireland with a few showers in west. Mostly dry and bright day for the Low Countries. Some early rain in north and east for Germany, otherwise mostly cloudy, best of brightness in south. Cloudy over Poland with outbreaks of rain. Some early rain and hill snow over Scandinavia but drier later. A dry start for Finland and the Baltic States but rain and snow will spread east later. Belarus and Ukraines will remain mostly dry but rather cloudy.
A mostly cloudy day for Switzerland and Austria, maybe some bright spells in the afternoon. Cloudier over Czechia and Slovakia with outbreaks of rain. A sunny start to the day for Hungary and Romania but thick cloud arrives later. Most of the Balkans remaining fairly dry.
Sunny over the Balearics, while it will be windy with some showers over Sardinia and Corsica. Rather cloudy over Italy with some rain mostly in south. Sunny over Greece and Turkey and feeling pleasant in the sunshine. Outbreaks of rain for Cyprus but some sunny spells too.