Issued: 0530hrs Wednesday 16th January 2019
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Turning colder and more wintry in northern Europe, drier in the south
Cloud and rain in northern Spain as well as some patchy rain in western POrtugal. Dry and bright for eastern Spain and the Balearics with sunny spells. Scattered showers in Corsica and Sardinia. Italy will be mostly dry with sunny spells. Dry in Greece with some sunshine here whilst Turkey is dry with sunny spells in the west.
Rain for the north and west of France whilst the south and east stay dry with sunny spells. Windy with some rain in the Low Countries and across northern Germany. Most of the rest of Germany will be dry and windy. Some cloud and outbreaks of rain in the far north of Poland but dry and windy for most. Austria, Hungary and Switzerland will be dry with sunny spells.
Windy with rain in Denmark. The Baltic States will have rain turning to snow. Finland will be dry and chilly. More rain in southern Sweden but snow in central areas, drier in the north. Chilly in Norway with snow showers, most in the south.
Cool with showers in central, eastern and southern Spain. Better in northern Spain with dry weather and sunny spells in Portugal. Chilly in the Balearics with rain here. Rain and sleet in northern Italy, a few showers to the south. Greece and Turkey will be dry with sunny spells.
Fair and chilly in western France, the risk of some showers in the east. Windy and cold with wintry showers in the Low Countries. A risk of snow in northern and central Germany but drier to the south. Poland will be chilly and breezy. Snow showers in Hungary and Austria with heavier snow showers on Switzerland.
Rain and snow for Denmark where it will be breezy. Snow clearing to showers in the Baltic States. Snow showers for Finland. Chilly in central and northern Sweden with some snow in the south. Snow showers affecting western coasts of Norway.