Issued: 0530hrs Wednesday 17th May 2023
Duty forecaster: Alexi Venerus
Unsettled Mediterranean while dry and fine north Europe
Fair but breezy in northern Spain today. Some cloud and outbreaks of rain affecting the far south. The Balearics should be dry and bright too with more sunshine. Low pressure brings heavy showers and rain to Italy. Heavy showers in western Greece but dry in the east. Rain and heavy showers in the west of Turkey, dry and sunny in the east.
Fair for France with good spells of sunshine although breezy in the south and east. A fair day too in the Low Countries and Germany with some good sunny spells. Cloud and some patchy rain in eastern parts of Germany, but dry in the north and west. Unsettled and wet for Hungary and Austria with some rain in eastern Switzerland.
Cool, breezy and cold in Denmark with sunny spells. Cloud and a few showers in the Baltic States. Windy and unsettled for Finland with some heavy sleet and rain in northern Sweden. Better in the far south of Sweden with some sunny spells here. Fair for southern Norway but windy in central and northern areas with showers and rain here.
Another windy day across Spain with developing showers across southern and eastenr areas here, drier elsewhere. Sunny spells and showers across the Balearics. Weather continues reasonably unsettled through Italy and southeast France with showers and longer spells of rain. Greece and Turkey also unsettled with rain and heavy showers.
Breezy yet mostly dry across the rest of France. Dry and fine also for the Low Countries and Germany though windy in the far south here. Showers as well as longer spells of rain across Switzerland. Better for Austria. A band of rain lingers across central into eastern areas of Poland.
Dry with developing sunny spells across Denmark though mist patches could be about in the morning. Likewise with the Baltic States into southern Sweden. Largely dry and fine across Norway though with some sleet and snow in the far northwest. Breezy across Finland though mainly dry.