Issued: 0530hrs Tuesday 17th November 2020
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Rain Italy and Greece, breezy northern Europe and mild
Tuesday is mostly dry and sunny for Portugal, Spain, the Balearic Islands, Corsica, Sardinia and northern Italy. Southern parts of Italy, Sicily and the southern Balkans see further heavy outbreaks of rain. Rain spreads into western Greece too but it stays drier and bright to the east and for much of Turkey.
A dry and fair day for France and for the Low Countries too after early rain clears east. Dry and bright for Switzerland and Austria. Patchy outbreaks of rain affect northern parts of Germany and Poland though most areas will stay dry. Early rain fades over the Czech Republic to leave a fair day here while rain also clears from Slovakia and Hungary to leave a dry and sunny afternoon here.
Breezy again with outbreaks of rain spreading from west to east over Denmark, Norway and southern Sweden. This readily turns to sleet and snow over higher ground in Norway. Cloudy with patchy outbreaks of rain for northern Sweden while it will also be cloudy for Finland with more extensive outbreaks of rain here. This locally heavy to the south. A breezy day for the Baltic States with bands of rain passing from west to east.
Rain in western Portugal and northwest Spain, some of it heavy. Fair across most of the rest of Spain and southern Portugal. Fair across the Balearics, Corsica and Sardinia. Most of Italy will be dry with sunshine too. However, the far south of Italy as well as Sicily will have some heavy showers and rain. Heavy thunderstorms in Greece. Turkey will be dry with sunny spells.
Fair for France with sunny spells although some broken cloud in western areas. The Low Countries will be breezy and dry. Fair across Germany and Poland as mild too. Staying fair in Austria and Hungary as well as Switzerland with more sunshine here.
Brezy in Denmark with sunshine. Cloud and some drizzle in a Mild Baltic States and breezy here. Windy for Finland, mild with some rain. Mild, breezy and dry in Sweden. Rain, heavy at times and windy too in Norway.