Issued: 0530hrs Monday 3rd May 2021
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Fine in central Europe, cold and moe unsettled to the north
Fair for Portugal on Monday, good spells of sunshine and staying dry. Much of Spain should be fair too with further sunshine and just a scattering of showers. Corsica and Sardinia will be dry with lots of sunshine throughout, and it stays fair across most of Italy too. Greece and Turkey will be dry and should be sunny.
Some rain in the far northwest of France, but for most of the country the day is dry with sunshine. Increasingly breezy in the Low Countries and northern Germany, although dry. Poland will be dry with with some sunny spells. A few showers affecting Austria, Hungary and Switzerland, but sunny between the showers.
Denmark will have broken cloud and a few spots of rain. Rather cloudy in southern Sweden, rain in central areas. The Baltic States will be breezy but dry. Chilly for Finland, some sleet in the east but dry for most. Norway stays cold and mostly dry.
Another fair day in Spain and Portugal with good spells of sunshine. Fair too in the Balearics and across Italy. Greece and Turkey will be enjoying a dry day with more sunshine throughout.
An area of heavy rain in central and northern France, drier in the south. Further rain and showers in the Low Countries. Wet for much of Germany and cold too with strong winds. More rain to the north and west, some heavy rain here, but drier to the southeast. Austria and Hungary should be dry with sunny spells, rain in Switzerland.
Wet and windy in Denmark, heavy periods of rain. Fair in the Baltic States until the evening when more wind and rain arrives. Finland should be dry with sunny spells. Wet across much of central and southern Sweden with heavy rain and gales. Cold across Norway, some wintry showers north and west, rain and gales in the south.