Issued: 0530hrs Saturday 9th March 2019
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Wet and windy across northern Europe but dry and sunny to the south
Another fine day to come through Portugal and Spain. Lots of sunshine in the central Mediterranean too, with dry and sunny weather in Italy. Greece and Turkey will be dry again with more sunshine throughout the day.
Rain in northern France, but dry to the south with sunny spells. A windy and wet day in the Low Countries and Germany, gales in the north. Wet too in Poland and windy here. Hungary will be dry with sunny spells whilst a few spots of rain affect Austria and Switzerland.
Windy and wet for Denmark. The rain spreading into the baltic States. Finland may be cool withu a few sleet or snow showers. Some rain or snow in the far south of Sweden, otherwise a dry day. Wintry showers affecting Norway, most of them through northern areas.
Cloud and rain in northern Spain. The rest of Spain and Portugal should be dry with plenty of sunshine. The sunshine continues to affect much of the central Mediterranean. Greece and Turkey stay dry with plenty of sunshine and will be remaining warm too.
Cloud and outbreaks of rain and showers in France, breezy in the north. A windy day in the Low Countries and Germany with a risk of gales close to the coasts. There will be periods of showers and rain here. More cloud and rain in Poland, breezy too. Hungary will have a few showers, but drier in Austria with sunny spells. Austria will have rain, some of it heavy.
Rain and slet in Denmark, a wet day throughout. The Baltic States will have sunny spells and some showers. Finland will be dry with sunny spells. Sowers or rain and sleet in the far south of Sweden, otherwise dry with sunny spells. Further sunny spells and showers in Norway.