Issued: 0530hrs Sunday 22nd September 2019
Duty forecaster: Claire Darbinyan
High pressure maintains settled conditions to the north; thunderstorms affect Italy
A mixed day on Sunday for Iberia with scattered showers and sunny spells for Portugal, Spain and the Balearic Islands. Increasingly cloud over Italy and Corsica with heavy outbreaks of rain at times. Some of it thundery. Staying dry but overcast for Sardinia. A dry, warm and sunny day for the Balkans, Greece and Turkey.
A band of heavy, sometimes very heavy, rain sweeps across France and the Low Countries on Sunday. Cloud builds over Switzerland, Austria, Germany and the Czech Republic through the day though it should stay mostly dry here. Dry and sunny for Poland, Slovakia and Hungary.
A mostly dry and bright day for Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland and the Baltic States. There will be broken cloud at times and a few light showers may develop for to the far north and over central parts of Sweden.
Monday should be a fair and dry day for Portugal, Spain and the Balearic Islands though a few heavy showers could edge into northwestern parts of Spain later. Heavy rain and thundery downpours continue for Italy, spreading east into the Balkans and northern Greece. A dry and sunny day for southern Greece and across Turkey as well.
A mostly fair day for France though showers will develop over northwestern parts of the country later. Dry and fair too for Benelux. A band of heavy rain clears to the east over Switzerland and Germany leaving a mixture of sunshine and showers. Heavy rain affecting Austria, Hungary and the western Czech Republic. Dry and mostly fair for Poland and Slovakia.
Cloud increases over Denmark but it stays dry here. Plenty of sunshine and mostly dry too for Norway, Sweden, Finland and the Baltic States. High cloud will occasionally turn the sun hazy. A chance of light wintry showers developing at times to the north of the Arctic Circle and over southwest Finland.