Issued: 0530hrs Sunday April 30, 2017
Duty forecaster: John Ejdowski
Snow for Finland, Alps
A very warm day to come across Turkey with highs into the mid 20s. Rather cool for central parts of Europe and Scandinavia. Outbreaks of moderate to heavy rain are expected across England, France and western parts of Spain and Portugal. A fair dry day across Belgium and The Netherlands with evening rain. Fine and dry with sunny spells for most of Germany, Denmark, Poland, The Czech Republic, Austria, Italy and across much of the Adriatic Region. Pleasantly warm across the Adriatic Region today. Apart from the odd shower, it's mainly dry across Greece, Bulgaria, Romania and Turkey. An area of rain will stretch from western Russia into the western Ukraine. A number of showers to affect the Baltic States, these turning wintry later in the day. Cold and wintry across Finland with snow. Most of Sweden and Norway will be rather cold but dry.
Chilly temperatures again prevail across much of mainland Europe but warm across south east Europe. An unsettled day with showers and longer spells of rain across England, France, The Low Countries and Germany. Heavy rain is expected across Switzerland, Austria, southern Germany and the Czech Republic. Fine and dry across Denmark, Poland, The Baltic States, Finland, Sweden, Norway and most of Russia. Just the odd heavy shower develops late in the day across The Adriatic Region, Romania and the Ukraine but mainly dry here. A warm day across Turkey with heavy showers and sunny spells. Fine and sunny across Greece and most of Italy. A better day across Spain and Portugal with sunny spells and dry.