Issued: 0530hrs Thursday 21st March 2019
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Sunny and dry in central Europe, showers in the Mediterranean and gales in Norway
Rain affects the eastern coasts of Spain on Thursday. More central and western areas will be drier and brighter. Portugal should be fair with good spells of sunshine. Cloud and some rain in the Balearics as well as Sardinia and Sicily. Fair for much of Italy with sunny spells here. Greece should be dry with good spells of sunshine. Staying dry in Turkey too, again with sunny spells but some showers in the south.
Plenty of sunshine across France, although some morning mist and fog patches. fair for the Low Countries and Germany with plenty of sunshine. Staying sunny and dry in Poland. Austria, Hungary and Switzerland look set to be dry with good spells of sunshine throughout.
Breezy and dry in Denmark with sunny spells. Breezy too in the Baltic States. Cloud and some patchy rain in Finland. Breezy in southern parts of Sweden, wind and rain in the north. Cloud and rain affecting the western coasts and hills of Norway.
High pressire brings plenty of sunshine again through Portugal and northern Spain. A few showers ine astern and southern Spain. Showers in the balearics as well as Sardinia, but dry in Corsica. Fine for Italy with good spells of sunshine here. Greece should be dry and sunny, with plenty of sunshine to come in Turkey.
The high pressure brings a fair day to central Europe too. Lots of sunshine in France and the Low Countries and well as Germany. Poland should be dry with moe sunshine. It should be fine in Hungary and Austria as well as Switzerland.
Fair for Denmark with lots of sunshine. Staying fair in the Baltic States. The sunshine extends into Finland as well. Cloud and wind in northern Sweden, dry to the south with sunshine here. Gales affecting Norway with the weather being moe unsettled here throughout.