Issued: 0530hrs Sunday 12th March 2023
Duty forecaster: Alexi Venerus
An unsettled start to the week across northern Europe with rain and high winds.
A largely dry and fine day across Spain and Portugal, the Balearics and much of Italy, though far southern areas of Italy seeing some heavy showers. Showery rain clearing away from Greece though Turkey remains unsettled with wet, windy and cool weather.
Rain clearing eastern areas of France with a dry and sunny period before more cloud and some rain move in to western areas later. An improving day across the Low Countries though breezy. Sunny spells and dry weather also developing across Switzerland and western Austria. Showers in east and north Austria. Showery rain gradually easing and clearing much of Germany though pushing in to southwest Poland.
A dry day across Denmark with temperatures starting to show signs of rising. A windy day across the Baltics with sleet and snow showers gradually easing back. Largely dry though with a bitter wind across Sweden. Some snow showers continue to push on to western Norway, dry elsewhere here. Heavy snow with drifting on the blustery high winds across Finland.
Cloud and patchy rain pushes in across northern Spain and Portugal, though mainly dry with sunny spells elsewhere. The Balearics and much of Italy will also be dry and fine. The odd scattered showers in southern Greece but mostly fine. Rain moving away from the Turkish resorts.
A wet and windy day across France, Germany and Switzerland with at times spells of heavy and persistent rainfall. Windy with showery rain through the Low Countries. Largely dry but with strengthening winds across Austria. Windy across Poland with rain clearing eastwards.
Windy though largely dry across Denmark. Heavy rain, snow on the leading edge, moving into the Baltics with high winds. A mix of rain, sleet and heavy snowfall across southern Sweden and Norway with strong winds here. Largely dry Finland.