Issued: 0530hrs Friday 27th March 2020
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Fair in central and northern Europe, showers in the Mediterranean
Some showers remaining over southern Spain today, dry and fair to the north. Heavy showers and thunderstorms in Italy, these extending to eastern parts of Greece, but the west should be dry. Further thundery showers breaking out in Turkey, these heavy at times.
Plenty of sunshine in France and staying dry here. The sunshine extends through Poland. Dry too in Hungary, Austria and Switzerland.
More sunshine to come through Denmark, and this sunshine in the Baltic States as well. Finland may be dry and sunny, although some showers in the north. Dry for much of Sweden with sunshine. Dry too in Norway, rain or showers in the west and north but dry in the south.
Scattered showers around eastern and southern coasts of Spain. Drier for most other areas with sunshine, this extending throughout Portugal as well. Heavier showers in the Balearics. Mostly fair for Corsica and Sardinia, fine across Italy with more sunshine Heavier showers in Greece and Turkey, cold here too.
Isolated showers in northern France, but fair for central and southern France. Windy in the far north of France and across the Low Countries. Cold in these areas too, and staying cold and breezy in northern Germany. Poland will be fair with sunny spells, but some showers to the south. Hungary and Austria will have sunny spells and scattered showers, mostly fair in Switzerland.
Windy and cold in Denmark with plenty of sunshine. Isolated showers in southern Norway. Fair for most of the Baltic States and into Finland too. Windy in northern Norway. Sweden will have frequent wintry showers on western coasts, but should be fair to the south.