Issued: 0530hrs Wednesday 7th December 2016
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Rain central Mediterranean, dry in central Europe
Fair in Spain and Portugal on Wednesday, plenty of sunshine here and dry too. A chance of some showers in the Balearics. Cloud and some showery rain across the far south of Italy but dry for most and cool. Rain in Greece, some of it heavy. Drier Turkey with sunny spells here.
A frosty start across much of central Europe. Sunny spells and dry in France once morning fog has cleared. More sunny spels for the Low Countries and Germany. Poland should be fair as well with plenty of sunshine here. Fair too in Austria, Hungary and Switzerland.
Cloud and patchy rain affecting Denmark. Breezy and fair for the Baltic States with sunny spells to come here. Breezy to in Finland with wintry showers. Mild for Sweden and mostly dry. More unsettled in Norway with a risk of some rain, especially in the west.
A fair day over Spain and Portugal today. The risk of some rain for the Balearics. Rain in the far south of Italy but the majority of the country stays dry with a fair amount of fog. Greece and Turkey will be dry with further spells of sunshine to come here.
France will be mostly dry with some fog in the south. Low cloud and risk of drizzle in the far northwest, but overall dry with broken cloud. Breezy for the Low Countries and northern Germany with sunny spells and staying that way for most of Poland. Dry through southern Poland, Austria and Hungary as well as Switzerland.
Breezy with some showery rain in Denmark. Rain and sleet and windy weather in the Baltic States. Finland will have light snow on and off through the day. Breezy again over Sweden whilst cloud and rain affects western parts of Norway.