Issued: 0530hrs Tuesday 10th January 2023
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Unsetted and windy Greece and Turkey, unsettled northern Europe too
Cloudier and damp conditions continue through parts of Portugal into northwest Spain though largely dry and fine through the Algarve and the rest of Spain. Dry with plenty of sunshine too for the Balearics as well as Corsica, Sardinia also north Italy. An area of low pressure circulates around thwe Aegean and bring heavy showers and longer spells of rain here.
A band of rain passes through northern France with brisk, blustery winds, moving into the Low Countries later. Generally dry further south. Windy though largely dry across Germany, rain though in the west by late afternoon. Largely dry though breezy across Switzerland and Austria. Lingering lighter rain across far eastern regions of Poland, otherwise dry.
Dry and largely fine for Denmark but cloud building later and winds strengthening. Snow across central and northern regions of Sweden and Norway. Drier further south though windy in places. A mix of rain, sleet and snow across Finland with blustery winds creating some drifting over the higher ground. Breezy but largely dry through the Baltic States.
Cloud and outbreaks of rain through central and northern parts of Spain. Brighter for Portugal and dry here. Fair for eastern and southern Spain, good spells of sunshine and dry. The Balearics should be dry with sunny spells. Fair for much of Corsica and Sardinia. Italy will be fine too with more sunshine here. Some heavy showers in Greece and very unsettled for eastern Greece, Turkey and Crete.
Rain and wind for northern France, Drier in central France but some rain in the south. Wind and periods of rain in the Low Countries, dry with some sunshine for Germany. Cloud and some rain in central Portugal. Hungary should be dry and sunny. Rain in western Norway, wet in Switzerland with some welcome snow over the ski-ing resorts of the Alps.
Windy with sunny spells and a few squally showers in Denmark. Windy and wet for the Baltic States with some wind and snow for Finland. Further wind and some dry weather for Sweden. Wind, rain and sleet in southern Norway, snow showers and colder in central and northern Norway.