Issued: 0530hrs Friday 24th March 2017
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Rain and showers to the south but dry in central Europe
Another unsettled day over much of the coastal regions of Spain and Portugal. Inland areas tending to be drier with sunny spells. Rain through the Balearics, some of it heavy. Italy and Greece should both be dry with some decent spells of sunshine. Turkey remains dry too with more sunshine to come here.
Cloud and outbreaks of rain in western France, but drier to the east. Fair weather affects the Low Countries and Germany as well as Poland, some decent spells of sunshine throughout the day. Fair for much of Austria and Hungary as wel as Switzerland.
A fine day in Denmark with good spells of sunshine. Fair for the Baltic States with some sunny spells to come here. Breezy in Finland with cloud and some patchy rain. Sunny spells and mostly dry in Sweden, with rain affecting the west of Norway.
An unsettled day again on Saturday with rain and showers over Spain and Portugal. Showers affecting the Balearics with heavy rain and thudnerstorms in Corsica and Sardinia. Italy will be bright with sunny spells and a few showers. Greece and Turkey will be dry with sunshine here.
Rain and wind affecting the south of France. Northern France will be windy with sunny spells. Dry across the Low Countries and Germany. Poland should be dry with more sunshine here. Hungary, Austria and Switzerland will be dry with further spells of sunshine here.
Sunny spells and dry in Denmark. A band of rain passing thorugh the baltic States and Finland. Chilly across Sweden with sunny spells and showers here. Further showers affecting Norway.