Issued: 0530hrs Thursday 17th October 2019
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Heavy rain and showers in northern Europe, sunshine to the south
Showers in northern and western Spain as well as in Portugal. eastern and southern areas should be drier with sunny spells. Fair for the Balearics, Corsica and Sardinia with plenty of sunshine too in Italy. Greece should be dry with more sunshine ere. Scattered showers in central Turkey but dry to the south.
Heavy showers and the risk of some thunderstorms in France, most of them in central areas. Showers in the Low Countries as well as central Germany. Much of the rest of Germany and Poland should be dry with good spells of sunshine. Austria and Hungary should be dry with sunshine, whilst heavy showers affect Switzerland.
Sunshine and showers in Denmark, some heavy. The Baltic States should be dry with sunny spells and it should be fair in Finland too. Further showers, some of them heavy for Sweden. Norway will have a mix of sunshine and showers again.
Rain and showers in Portugal, northern and western Spain. Drier and brighter in the east and south with good spells of sunshine. More sunshine in the Balearics. Remaining dry with plenty of sunshine to come in Italy and Greece. Showers affecting western parts of Turkey.
An unsettled day in France with rain and showers, these heavy and thundery at times, especially in the far west and far east. Breezy in the Low Countries and northern Germany, a few showers. Drier in southern Germany and Poland as well as through Austria and Hungary, although showers in Switzerland.
Wind and rain in Denmark and southern Sweden. Wet in southern Sweden. Fair and mild in the Baltic States and Finland. Mostly fair in central and northern Sweden. Norway will have cloud and rain in the west.