Issued: 0530hrs Wednesday 13th January 2021
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Cold in northern and eastern Europe, fair across Iberia
A fair day in Spain and Portugal. Corsica and Sardinia may have some showers. These showers also affecting southern Italy. The rest of Italy should be dry and bright with more sunny spells. Cloud and rain in southern Greece. More persistent rain in Turkey, snow in central and northern areas.
Cloud and drizzle in much of France, moe persistent rain north and east. Cloud increases in the Low Countries. Breezy in Germany with some rain in the north. Further periods of rain and showers in Poland. Austria, Hungary and Switzerland will be cloudy with periods of rain, snow in Switzerland.
Windy and cold with sleet and snow in Denmark. Further snow in the Baltic States and the south of Finland where gales will lead to blizzards in places. Windy over much of Sweden with periods of snow in central and southern areas. Cold and fair in Norway.
Fair in Spain and Portugal on Thursday. The Balearics may have a passing shower. Showers in southern Italy. fair with some sunshine in Greece. Turkey will be wet with periods of rain, but snow in the north. Wet through Cyprus too.
Rain and stronger winds in northern France but fair to the south. Sunny spells and dry in the Low Countries, but rain here later. Germany will be cool and dry with sunny spells. Cold in Poland with bands of snow showers moving south. Staying cold with snow showers in Austria and Hungary. More persistent snow across Switzerland.
Cold for Denmark but dry with sunny spells. Snow flurries affeting eastern parts of Sweden. Breezy and cold over the Baltic States and southern Finland with some wintry flurries. Drier for Norway and the rest of Sweden with good spells of sunshine.