Issued: 0530hrs Wednesday 26th February 2020
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Cold and wintry central and northern Europe but fine to the south
Rain in northern Spain, but fair for most of Spain and Portugal with plenty of sunshine. Breezy with a few showers in the Balearics. Cold with sunshine and showers for Corsica and Sardinia. Some rain and sleet showers in northern Italy where it will be breezy, although southern parts seeing fewer showers. Greece and Turkey should be dry with sunny spells and will be milder as well.
Showery periods of rain across France and breezy here, feeling chilly. The Low Countries and much of Germany will have cloud and periods of rain, some of it heavy, this affecting western Poland too. Hungary will have some rain in the south, but heavier rain and some showers in Austria and Switzerland.
Colder for Denmark with sunny spells. Cold too across Sweden. Some snow for the Baltic States and Finland. Cold in Norway, sunny spells and a few showers here too.
Rain in northern Spain on Thursday. Fair for most of Portugal and the rest of Spain with plenty of sunshine. Showers affecting Corsica and Sardinia, feeling cold. Wind and showers or rain in northern Italy but fair to the south. Sunshine and mostly dry in Greece and Turkey.
Cold with wintry showers and a brisk wind in France, the showers heavy at times. Further wintry showers in the Low Countries as wel as Germany. Poland will have a few showers in the west, but dry in the east. Hungary will be dry with sunny spells. Austria and Switzerland will have wintry showers.
Some wintry showers affecting southeastern Sweden. The Baltic States will be seeing some snow and this will be troubling Finland as well. Scattered wintry showers in Norway.