Issued: 0530hrs Wednesday 8th May 2019
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Rain and showers in the west, fair and warm to the east
Chilly with sunshine and showers in northern Spain. Showery rain across central and northeastern Spain and Portugal. Southern Spain should be dry with sunshine throughout. Corsica and Sardinia will have broken cloud and sunny spells. Rain in the north of Italy but fair in central and southern Italy. Greece will be warm and sunny. Some showers in northern Turkey but dry to the south.
Winds and rain bringing an unsettled day in most of France, the rain heavy in the northwest where there will be gales, and further heavy rain in eastern France and Switzerland. A wet day in the Netherlands as well as much of Germany. Poland should be dry with sunny spells and it should be remaining bright and dry for Hungary and eastern Austria.
Wind and rain in southern Denmark. A warm day with plenty of sunshine to come in the Baltic States. More sunshine and warm weather for Finland as well as southern Sweden. Rain and snow in northern Norway but scattered showers and some sunny spells across southern Norway.
Rain in northern Spain and Portugal on Thursday. Dry in central and southern areas with plenty of sunshine. Fair in the Balearics. Cool for Corsica and Sardinia and mostly fair for Italy. Greece should b dry, warm and sunny. Fair in western Turkey but some thundery showers in the east.
Cloud and some periods of rain in France. The Low Countries and Germany will be unsettled with rain, some of it heavy in the north. Further rain in western Poland, but drier in the east. More rain to come in Hungary, Austria and Switzerland.
Heavy showers or rain for Denmark. Wet in Sweden with rain and wind here. fair for the Baltic States with bright spells, and it should be staying fine in Finland too. Bright spells and a few showers in Norway.