Issued: 0530hrs Thursday 28th February 2019
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Fair across much of southern Europe with lots of warm sunshine, some rain in central areas
Fine for Portugal and most of Spain on Thursday with plenty of sunshine. Fair for Corsica and Sardinia as well as Italy. Greece may see an isolated shower in the south but should be mostly dry. Turkey will be dry and sunny.
Rain in northern and western France where it will be breezy too. Somem further periods of rain in the Low Countries. Germany and Poland are going to be fair with sunny spells. More sunshine in Austria and Hungary, with cloud and some rain in Switzerland later.
Denmark will have a chilly day although with sunshine. A few wintry showers for the Baltic States and Finland. Cool and bright in most of Sweden. Norway will have sleet and snow in the north and west.
Some rai in the far northwest of Spain. Fair for the rest of Iberia with good spells of sunshine. More sunshine to come in the Balearics as well as much of Italy. Greece and Turkey should be dry with plenty of sunshine here.
Some showers in eastern France, but for most of the country it will be a warm day. Plenty of sunshine to come in the Low Countries and Germany as well as much of Poland. Rain affecting Austria and Hungary as well as Switzerland.
Fair with good spells of sunshine in Denmark. The Baltic States and Finland will have sunny spells and will be cooler. Sweden is likely to be dry with good spells of sunshine. A few showers and cloud affecting western Norway, but the south of Norway should be dry and sunny.