Issued: 0530hrs Tuesday 20th December 2022
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Wind and rain in north, drier in the south
Rain for much of central and eastern Spain and Portugal. Eastern Spain should be dry with sunny spells. Bright and dry for Italy with sunshine here. Fair for most of Greece with plenty of sunshine. Fair in much of Turkey, although cold.
Rain for the west and northern of France, some of it heavy. Showers affecting southern France. Wind, cloud and some outbreaks of rain across the Low Countries. Breezy for Germany with broken cloud and the best sunshine in the south. Poland will have some rain in the north, but southern areas will be dry. Wind and some outbreaks of sleet and snow for Denmark. Breezy and unsettled in the Baltic States. Snow and strong winds for Finland. Sweden will have some sleet in the south, but drier in central areas, although rain in the north. Brezy with wintry showers for Norway, some of them heavy and prolonged in the west.
Showery rain in northwest Spain. Fair for most of Portugal and Spain with some good spells of sunshine. Scattered showers in the Balearics. Rain affects Corsica and northern Italy, but central and southern Italy will be dry and sunny. Greece will be dry too with lots of sunshine and it will be staying dry and sunny for Turkey.
Bright in France but more cloud in the west with a risk of some rain in the far northwest later. Cloud and some patchy rain in Germany with some more persistent rain and snow in Poland. Wet in Austria and Switzerland with snow turning to rain. Further rain in western Hungary but dry in the east.
Windy and wet through Denmark, milder too. Cloud and some outbreaks of sleet and snow in the Baltic States as well as Finland. Snow showers affecting western Norway.