Issued: 0530hrs Friday 4th October 2019
Duty forecaster: Claire Darbinyan
Dry and settled conditions over Scandinavia as high pressure builds
Mainly fine for Spain and Portugal today with lots of sunshine and perhaps just the odd shower into the far north of Spain. It should be staying dry and sunny into Italy as well, although some showers affecting southern Italy and Sicily. Greece will have some heavy showers these edging into western Turkey, though most of Turkey will be dry with plenty of sunshine.
A band of showery rain in central parts of France. Sunshine in the north and west, fair to the south. Heavy showers and thunderstorms over the Low Countries and Germany. Fair in Poland but some showers in the north. Fine for Hungary and southeast Austria although heavy showers affect Switzerland and northwest Austria.
Showers for Denmark. Heavy showers too in the Baltic States with more persistent rain and wind in Finland. Showers in northern Sweden but dry to the south. Fair in much of Norway, good spells of sunshine here too.
Dry with plenty of warm sunshine for Portugal, Spain, the Balearic Islands and northern Italy. Cloudier with showers for southern Italy. A few showers too for western parts of Greece but it is a mostly dry and fair day here. A few showers too for western and central parts of Turkey, these becoming heavier and concentrated along the north coast later.
A few showers for northern France, the Low Countries and northern Germany on Saturday. Fair with some sunshine to the south of France. Rain affecting southern Germany, Switzerland, Austria, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia through the day. Slowly easing into the evening. Outbreaks of rain for southwest Poland too, drier and brighter to the northeast.
A mostly dry and bright day for Denmark, Norway and Sweden as high pressure builds. Cloudier for Finland and the Baltic States with the odd wintry shower developing here.