Issued: 0530hrs Thursday 11th February 2016
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Wetter in central and southern Europe, chilly to north
Cloud and outbreaks of rain across much of central and northern Spain today. Some brighter spells south and east. Broken cloud in Portugal with some rain on western coasts. Rain in the Balearics and cloudy too. The cloud and outbreaks of rain affecting the south of Italy, but the north should be dry and bright. Greece starts dry but then some rain arriving in the west, drier in the east. Showery rain in western Turkey.
Some showers across southwest France, but fair to the north and east with sunny spells. Showers for the Low Countries and northern Germany, these falling as sleet and snow for some. Further sleet and snow showers affecting Poland, but dry and bright for much of Austria, Hungary and Switzerland.
Chilly in Denmark with some wintry showers, most in the west. Cloud and snow for the Baltic States, further outbreaks of snow in Finland. Chilly in Sweden with some snow at times in the north, brighter in the south. Cool for Norway with a few wintry showers in the west.
A wet day across the northwest of Portugal and much of northern Spain, feeling chilly too. Better conditions for southern Spain and the Balearics with some sunshine here. Showers for southern Italy, some heavy but dry to the north, although some fog. Rain afecting the west of Greece. Some rain in northern Turkey, but dry to the south.
Rain affects western France, with some showers in the east. Showers too for the Low Countries, with some sunny spells to come over Germany. Mostly dry in Poland with some bright spells here. Austria, Hungary and Switzerland are going to be dry and bright.
Cloudy with drizzle in much of Denmark. A few spots of rain for the Baltic States, but some brightness here too. Cloud and some sleet in Finland, although much of southern Sweden will be dry. Northern Sweden breezy with some snow. Chilly but mostly dry in Norway.