Issued: 0530hrs Saturday 1st October 2022
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Rain, showers and wind in north, drier to the south with sunshine
Dry, fine and sunny through much of the Mediterranean though southern and central Italy including the islands will see showers or longer spells of rain.
Blustery, high winds as a frontal band of heavy rain moves through northern into central regions of France, clearing in the afternoon with brighter weather following. Also unsettled with blustery winds across the Low Countries, Germany, Austria and Switzerland as the rain pushes through from west to east here. Showery rain through the Balkans. Some rain reaching west Poland by the afternoon.
Strengthening winds with outbreaks of rain moving across southern regions of Norway and Sweden, drier further north. Rain clearing Denmark but with blustery showers following behind. Rain moving into the Baltics towards the end of the day. Largely dry across Finland.
Fair for Spain and Portugal today. Plenty of sunshine and remaining dry. Fair conditions for the western Mediterranean with more sunshine here. Corsica and Sardinia should be fine and sunny with Italy seeing a few showers in the west. Greece and Turkey are going to be fine with plenty of sunshine throughout.
Northern France will be cloudy and damp, periods of rain here. Southern France should be dry and bright with some sunshine. The Low Countries and northern parts of Germany stay unsettled, outbreaks of showery rain here. This showery rain moves eastwards across Poland. Hungary should be mostly fair but some heavy rain will affect Austria and Switzerland.
Breezy with showers in Denmark. Some rain arriving in the Baltic States. Finland will be bright overall, but there could be some rain in the west. Norway will have some rain over western coasts but should be dry in the north.