Issued: 0530hrs Sunday 7th April 2012
Duty forecaster: John Ejdowski
Windy through the Mediterranean
Cloudy with patchy outbreaks of rain and drizzle across the United Kingdom, and this extends into northern parts of France into western parts of the Low Countries. Most of Holland, Denmark and eastern Belgium should be fair and dry today. Cold but dry with long spells of unbroken sunshine across Norway, Sweden and Finland. Outbreaks of snow will affect northern Russia, and this extends across the Baltic states where it becomes heavy. Cold too across Poland and Germany with some heavy snow showers. Austria could see a spell of heavy snow today and this extends down across the Czech Republic. Expect a mix of rain, sleet and snow across the former Yugoslavia. Outbreaks of rain are expected from Belarus down through the Ukraine into Romania. Plenty of heavy showers, some heavy will affect Italy across the Adriatic into Greece, while lots of sunshine is expected across Turkey, though eastern areas will see a few showers. Quite windy today from southern parts of France down through central and eastern Mediterranean. Central and southern France along with Balearics, Spain and Portugal will be dry today with lots of sunshine.
A wet day to come with outbreaks of rain across the United Kingdom through the northern half of France, Belgium, Holland and all of Germany. Fine and sunny weather will extend again from Portugal across into Spain through the Balearics into Italy today. An area of heavy showers and rain will affect Greece, much of the Greek Islands and western parts of Turkey. There is a risk of snow today across Bulgaria but dry today with sunny spells across Croatia, Serbia, Hungary and Romania. An area of heavy snow is expected to move into Norway today, but mainly dry across Sweden and Finland. Outbreaks of snow again will affect much of Russia, but this clears the Baltic States in the morning as it turns dry and sunnier. Lots of sunshine to come today across Poland. A dry day to come across southern parts of France with sunny spells.