Issued: 0530hrs Thursday 10th December 2020
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Unsettled much of Europe, heavier rain in Mediterranean and west
Heavy periods of rain across Portugal and Spain. Further rain in the Balearics, Corisca and Sardinia. Heavy showers in western parts of Italy. Showers in western parts of Greece but fair in the east. Rain, heavy and thundery in western parts of Turkey, but fair to the east.
Showers in western France, fair for most of the country with some mist and fog patches too. Broken cloud and dry conditions in the Low Countries and Germany with some bright spells. Poland will be bright with some sunny spells. Some showers in Hungary and Austria. Drier in Switzerland.
Cloud and rain in Denmark. Breezy for the Low Countries with some outbreaks of rain. Dry and breezy in Finland, mild too. Southern Sweden may see some spots of drizzle and rain, but drier and brighter to the north. Mostly fair in Norway with sunny spells.
Windy and unsettled through Spain and Portugal on Friday. Frequent heavy showers, some of them thundery. Further showers in the Balearics and through Corsica and Sardinia. These showers also affecting Italy. Greece will have heavier periods of rain. Showers in western Turkey but fair for other areas with sunny spells.
Heavy showers or longer spells of rain in France, a risk of thunderstorms too. Rain in the Low Countries as well as western Germany, but the east should be dry. Poland should be dry with sunny spells. A fair day in Hungary as well as Austria. Showers in western Switzerland, fair in the east.
Sunny spells and mild for Denmark. Windy with period sof rain in southern Sweden. Staying windy across the Baltic States with drizzle and cloud. Further drizzle in the south of Sweden. Drier in northern parts of Sweden, but cloud and periods of rain to the south. Norway will have some rain to the south too, although dry in the north.