Issued: 0530hrs Friday 14th December 2018
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Rain in Italy and Greece, cold across much of eastern Europe
Cloud and drizzle over northern coasts of Spain. A few showers in eastern Spain. Fair elsewhere with sunny spells. Showers over northern coasts of the Balearics whilst rain affects Corsica and Sardinia. Showers for Greece and Turkey, some of these heavy in the west.
Fair in France once early morning mist and fog patches have cleared. Cloud in the far south of France with some rain here. Fair through the Low Countries and Germany although cold. Staying cold in Poland. Cold too in Hungary with cloud and some rain turning to snow in Austria and Switzerland.
A cold day with some snow flurries in Denmark. Cold again in the Baltic States and Finland too. The snow flurries affect southern Sweden. Cold in Norway and breezy with some snow flurries in the south, fair to the north.
Rain in northwest Spain on Friday. Fair for southern Portugal and the rest of Spain too. More sunshine in the Balearics with Corsica and Sardinia being fair. Rain in southern Italy but fair to the north although with some morning fog. A wet day in Greece with rain, this rain also affecting western Turkey.
Heavy rain and strong winds in the west of France. Breezy but dry for the Low Countries whilst Germany will be dry with good spells of sunshine too. Cold in Poland whilst snow will be affecting parts of Hungary. Some snow in southern Austria but mostly fair in Switzerland.
Cold in Denmark with a few flurries of snow in the east. The Baltic States will be chilly but dry. Staying chilly in Finland with a chance of a snow showers. Cold for Sweden. Breezy with some snow flurries and remaining chilly in Norway.