Issued: 0530hrs Tuesday 24th January 2017
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Chilly and damp Mediterranean, but dry and cold in central and northern Europe
Dry with sunny spells in Portugal and Spain. Staying cold in central and east areas. A few showers and cold again in the Balearics. Heavy showers in central and southern Italy, but dry to the north, cold again. Staying cold in Greece with periods of rain and showrs, sleet and snow on hills. Rain in western Turkey, some heavy, drier in central and eastern areas.
Variable cloud and cold weather for France. Drizzle in the east of France but drier in the west. Dry in the Low Countries and Germany and staying cold here. Poland will be remaining dry with a frost and remaining cold. Breezier in Austria, Hungary and Switzerland and dry too.
Chilly for Denmark with broken cloud and some bright or sunny spells. Dry and cold for the Baltic States and Finland. Sweden is going to be dry overall. Rain in western Norway and windy here as well.
Broken cloud in Portugal and dry as well. Rain in the far northwest of Span and further rain in the northeast of Spain too. Drier elsewhere with bright or sunny spells but remaining cold in the east. Cloud and some outbreaks of rain or showers in the Balearics. Southern Italy will be cloudy and damp. Cold but fry for central and northern Italy. The chilly weather persists in Greece with showers or rain here, some heavy. Showers and outbreaks of rain in Turkey too.
Cold for France and dry overall, although cloud and some rain in the south. Dry with chilly weather persisting across the Low Countries and Germany. Staying cold in Poland although dry. The cold and dry weather extends into Hungary, Austria and Switzerland too.
A dry day to come for Denmark with bright or sunny spells. Staying dry for the Baltic States. Thicker cloud and stronger winds in Finland. Dry too for Sweden. Windy in western and northern Norway and mild here.