Issued: 0530hrs Tuesday 16th November 2021
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Fine central Europe, heavy showers or rain to south, colder, showery north
Quiet weather across much of the continent as slack high pressure exists. Staying warm in southwest Spain and Portugal. Areas of heavy rain continue to affect the central Mediterranean, over the Balearics, Sardinia and the southern half of Italy. Greece should escape mainly dry, but a risk of local showers.
Areas of fog and low cloud for France, Germany and the Alps, but also some sunshine. Mild air from the south wafts across eastern countries into Poland, with high pressure centred toward the east. Extensively dry from the Black Sea to the Baltic. A southwesterly wind influences Scandinavia, with rain for western Norway, but mainly dry for Sweden and Finland.
Dry for much of Spain and Portugal. Plenty of sunshine and staying dry as well. A few showers in southeast Spain. Further showers in Corsica and Sardinia. Heavy rain for the south of Italy as well as western Greece. Eastern Greece will be dry with sunny spells. Turkey stays dry, again with plenty of sunshine.
Fine for France with plenty of sunshine once morning mist and fog patches clear. Cloudy in the Low Countries, a risk of some patchy rain here. Wind in northern Germany. Rain and wind too in northern Poland. Southern Poland and southern Germany should be dry with sunshine here. Hungary and Austria as well as Switzerland should al be dry with sunny spells.
Windy with blustery showers in Denmark, some of them wintry. The Baltic States will be breezy, a few showers later. Breezy too for Finland with some drizzle in the west. Wet for Sweden, sleet and snow in central and northern areas. Cold and breezy in Norway, wintry showers north and west.