Issued: 0530hrs Thursday 27th February 2020
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Fair in southern Europe but unsettled in the north
Rain in northern Spain on Thursday. Fair for most of Portugal and the rest of Spain with plenty of sunshine. Showers affecting Corsica and Sardinia, feeling cold. Wind and showers or rain in northern Italy but fair to the south. Sunshine and mostly dry in Greece and Turkey.
Cold with wintry showers and a brisk wind in France, the showers heavy at times. Further wintry showers in the Low Countries as wel as Germany. Poland will have a few showers in the west, but dry in the east. Hungary will be dry with sunny spells. Austria and Switzerland will have wintry showers.
Some wintry showers affecting southeastern Sweden. The Baltic States will be seeing some snow and this will be troubling Finland as well. Scattered wintry showers in Norway.
A fair day for Spain and Portugal with good spells of sunshine. Stying fair across the Balearics, Corsica and Sardinia. Italy could have some morning mist and fog patches, these clearing to dry and sunny weather. Greece and Turkey should be mainly dry with further spells of sunshine.
Cloud and some drizzle in western France, fair to the south. Rain and wind in northern France, this rain affecting the Low Countries too. Fair for Germany at first but rain in the west later. Poland is likely to be drier with some bright or sunny spells, some showers in the north. Hungary and Austria should be dry with some sunshine, but rain and cloud affecting Switzerland.
Fair for Denmark with more sunshine. Some snow showers in the Baltic States, staying cold with bright spells in Finland. Cold in Norway and dry to. Heavy snow showers in western and northern Norway.