Issued: 0530hrs Thursday 15th December 2022
Duty forecaster: Alexi Venerus
Staying bitterly cold in the north. Heavy rain and snow continues through central Europe.
Wet weather continues through Iberia on Thursday. Heavy showers or longer spells of rain affecting many areas. Rain too in the Balearics and this pushes through Corsica and into northern Italy. Southern Italy will be brighter with a few showers. Some showers too in western Greece but dry and bright in the east. Turkey will be bright with sunny spells and scattered showers.
Windy in France and cold with some snow in central and northern areas. Wet in the south with heavy rain. Brighter with some snow showers for the Netherlands and northern Germany. Dry and bright in Poland as well as much of southern Germany and Hungary. Cold and sunny in Austria but some snow in western Switzerland.
Cold with some snow flurries for Denmark. Chilly again in the Baltic States. A few snow showers in Finland. Sweden will be dry and cold. Snow showers for western and northern coasts of Norway, some of them heavy.
Any showery rain easing back across Portugal with some heavy spells of rain across southern Spain. Drier elsewhere here. Scattered showers across the Balearic islands into Sardinia and Corsica as well as parts of northern Italy. Drier across southern Italy. Dry with sunshine through Greece and Turkey.
Any showery rain across eastern areas of France eases back today. Mostly dry with sunny spells about and staying cold. Dry and fine for much of the Low Countries and Germany though heavy rain, sleet and snow in the far south here into Austria and Switzerland. Snow across south and east Poland will also ease back. Rain, sleet and snow down the Balkan States.
Heavy and frequent snow pushes on to western areas of Norway with blustery winds creating drifting conditions for many here. Largely dry though cloudy across Sweden. Dry too for Finland. Staying bitterly cold though dry across the Baltic States. Occasional snow showers for north and west Denmark but mostly dry here.