Issued: 0530hrs Tuesday 14th March 2023
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Cold and wet central and northern Europe, fair to the south
Fair for most of Spain and Portugal on Tuesday with plenty of sunshine. Some rain in the far north of Spain. Scattered showers in the Balearics but generally dry and bright. Italy will be unsettled with showers and rain here. Greece should be dry with good spells of sunshine, some showers in southern Turkey.
Rain and showers blowing through France, breezy and cool here too. Windy with some rain for the Low Countries and western parts of Germany. The east of Germany should be dry and bright. Poland will have some showery bursts of rain. Further rain and some hill snow for Austria and Hungary. Unsettled in Switzerland with rain, snow over hills.
Denmark will be windy with rain at times. Chilly in the Baltic States with sunny spells and wintry showers. Some wintry weather to come in Finland. Sweden will have sleet or snow showers. Cold in Norway with wintry showers here and staying breezy.
Fair for Spain and Portugal with plenty of sunshine and dry weather. Staying fair in the western and central Mediterranean too although there will be showers in central and southern Italy. Heavy showers and some longer spells of rain in Greece. Western Turkey will have showers too.
Cloud and some drizzle in the far northwest of France but fair for most of the country. Broken cloud and some sunny spells for the Low Countries. A few showers developing in Germany. Dry and fair in Poland although some rain in the east. Hungary will have rain and snow in the east otherwise fair. Austria and Switzerland should be fair.
Scattered showers and sunny spells for Denmark. The Baltic States will be dry and bright. Fair and breezy in Finland. Some wintry showers in southern Sweden but fair in central and northern areas. Heavy snow showers in northern and western Norway, fair to thr south.