Issued: 0530hrs Monday April 24, 2017
Duty forecaster: John Ejdowski
Snow for Scandinavia, Alps
A very warm day to come across Iberia with sunny spells but some heavy, thundery showers develop across Spain, dry across Portugal. Most of France and southern Germany will be fine and dry. An area of rain is expected from The Baltic States westward into northern parts of Poland and the far north of Germany into England and the Netherlands. Outbreaks of heavy snow are likely across Norway and Sweden with snow showers for Denmark, Finland, The Baltic States and northern Russia. Lots of dry weather to come across the Balkans and the Adriatic Region. Most of Turkey will be dry apart from a few showers near the north coast. Plenty of showers are forecast across The Ukraine into Belarus. A lot of cloud too across Italy with scattered showers.
Chilly temperatures again prevail across much of mainland Europe while Spain stays warm. There will be further showers, some heavy with thunder across Spain today. A showery day to come across England, Belgium, The Netherlands and northern France. An area of heavy rain is overcast across the south of France into Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic. Showers, some heavy to affect Hungary, Poland and Belarus. A fine, mostly sunny day across Italy. Another area of rain will lie across northern Russia into the Baltic States. A cold day with snow showers across western parts of Norway and across Sweden and Finland with further accumulations expected. Snow is expected to fall across the Alps today. Much of the Adriatic Region looks dry apart from a few widely scattered showers. Sunny and dry across Greece, Bulgaria, Romania and Turkey. Fine and dry across much of the Mediterranean.