Issued: 0530hrs Wednesday 2nd October 2019
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Cold and fair in western Europe but rain in the east
Fair for most of Portugal and Spain on Wednesday. Some showers in northern Spain. Rain in the Balearics, some of it heavy. Further heavy showers and thunderstorms in northern Italy but dry to the south. Greece abd Turkey will be dry with plenty of sunshine.
Colder over France with some rain in central and eastern areas. Cold too in the Low Countries with heavy showers. Further heavy showers in northern Germany. Heavy and thundery rain in central and southern Poland. The rain stays heavy over Hungary and Austria as well as Switzerland.
Heavy and sometimes thundery rain in Denmark. The Baltic States will have sunny spells with isolated showers. Rain in Finland, central and northern Sweden. Cool with sunny spells and dry weather in Norway.
Plenty of sunshine in Spain and Portugal on Thursday. Staying dry with more sunshine in the Balearics. Fair for Corsica and Sardinia and staying fair in northern Italy too. Rain will be afecting the southern half of Italy. Greece will be wet with rain here, whilst Turkey will have sunny spells and will be dry.
Rain in the far northwest of France, but fair for most of the rest of France after morning fog patches clear. The Low Countries will be dry with more sunshine here. Rain in the eastern half of Germany with cold and showers in Poland. Austria, Hungary and Switzerland should be dry with more spells of sunshine.
Fair weather in Denmark. Mostly fair for Sweden. Heavy and thundery showers for the Baltic States and Finland. Norway should be dry with more sunshine here, although some showers in the south.