Issued: 0530hrs Wednesday 28th December 2022
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Wind and rain in northern Europe, fair to the south
Rain for northwest Portugal and Spain. Fair elsewhere with sunny spells. A fair day in the Mediterranean. Some showers oin northern Italy but fair for most. Fair for Greece with sunny spells and staying fine in most of Turkey.
Wind and rain in much of France, a risk of gales. Rain and gales too in the Low Countries. Germany is likely to be windy and mild. Breezy for Poland, some rain in northern areas. Hungary and Austria should be fair whilst coud increases in Switzerland.
Rain later in Denmark otherwise the day is dry. Cloud and some rain in the Baltic States and this may affect Sweden as wel. Finland will be dry with broken cloud, with much of central and northern Sweden being dry too. Increasing winds in Norway with rain in the south later.
Rain for Portugal and the north of Spain on Thursday. Fair in southern Spain and most of the central nd western Mediterranean. Some showers in northern Italy, but fair in centra and southern areas. Greece should be dry with some sunshine here. More sunshine in Turkey with some showers on southern coasts.
A wet say in France, some heavy rain in the south, showers in the north. Sunny spells and mostly dry for the Low Countries. Germany will have showers in southern areas, although windy with scattered showers and some sunshine to the north. Brighter spekks for Poland, although cloudier in the north. Hungary should be dry and bright. Austria will be dry, but some rain in western Switzerland.
Windy with heavy showers in Denmark. Rain and sleet for Sweden, heavy in the north as well as widespread gales. Heavy snow and rain for the Baltic States, with gales and heavy snow for western Finland. Norway will be unsettled and windy with heavy snow showers in the west.