Issued: 0530hrs Sunday 6th October 2019
Duty forecaster: Claire Darbinyan
An area of low pressure brings thunderstorms to Italy and Greece
A mostly fair day for Portugal and Spain but cloudier to the north with a chance of light showers developing along the north coast of Spain. Clouding over for the Balearic Islands on Sunday with a chance of light showers through the afternoon. A mixed day for Italy with sunny spells and scattered showers. Scattered showers affecting western parts of Greece too but elsewhere it's dry and bright.
Outbreaks of rain for the Low Countries, these often heavy, and spreading southeastward across France through the day. Heavy rain also affecting southwestern Germany but staying dry and bright to the northeast. A few showers for Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary but a dry and fair day here on the whole.
High pressure holds over Scandinavia bringing another dry and bright day to Denmark, Norway and Sweden. Mostly dry and bright too for Finland and the Baltic States though the odd light, wintry shower may develop here.
A dry day for the Iberian peninsula - cloudier over southern Portugal and southwest Spain, bright to the north and east. Early showers clear away from the Balearics leaving a dry and fine day here too. Heavy thundery showers for much of Italy and Greece while Turkey sees a dry and sunny day with just occasional showers to the south.
Early showers clear from eastern France and southern Germany to leave a fair day with variable amounts of cloud for France, the Low Countries and Germany. Dry and fair too for Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary though there be be the odd shower for northern Poland. A few wintry showers over the Alps too but mostly fair for Switzerland and Austria too.
Another dry and sunny day for Denmark, Norway and Sweden though cloud starts building into southwest Norway later. Mostly fair for Finland and the Baltic States with light, scattered showers at times - these wintry in nature for Finland.