Issued: 0530hrs Friday 20th March 2020
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Showers in central Europe and the risk of rain in Iberia
Thundery rain in central and western parts of Spain today. Further thundery showers for Portugal. Eastern Spain should be better with sunny spells here. More sunshine to come in Corsica and Sardinia as well as most of Italy. Greece and western Turkey will be dry with sunshine, but some showers affecting eastern areas.
An area of rain through central France, extending into Switzerland. Austria and Hungary should be dry with some broken cloud and sunny spells. Breezy for the Low Countries and Germany, a few showers in central areas. Some showers in Poland too.
Fair for Denmark with sunny spells but feeling cool. The Baltic States will have some sunshine but should be dry. Finland will be fine with more sunshine. A few showers in eastern Sweden although dry to the west. Norway will have wintry showers over western coasts.
Unsettled over Spain and Portugal as low pressure brings rain and showers. More scattered showers in the Balearics. Italy should be dry with sunny spells. Greece will be dry with sunny spells and it should be dry in Turkey as well.
Fair in much of France with lots of sunshine, although windy uin northern and eastern areas with some showers. The Low Countries and Germany will be windy with sunshine in the north. Rain in southern areas, some of it heavy and this extending through Austria, Hungary and Switzerland as well.
Denmark will be dry with plenty of sunshine throughout. Further sunshine in Sweden with dry weather here. Scattered showers in the Baltic States and Finland, feeling chilly too. More sunshine in Norway with some rain in the far north of Norway.