Issued: 0530hrs Thursday 24th January 2019
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Cold and unsettled Mediterranean with wind and rain, sunshine and cold to north
Cloud and showers in northern Spain. Southern and eastern Spain will be cold but mostly dry with some sunny spells. Windy and cold in the Balearics. Gales for Corsica and Sardinia with rain and even some sleet. Wet in central and southern Italy with heavy periods of rain. Gales in northern Italy and very cold. Rain for Greece and for the west of Turkey.
Fair and cold in France with a widespread frost. Sunshine in the Low Countries and most of Germany with plenty of sunshine. Poland will be fine with more sunshine too. Austria and Hungary will feel cold in the wind with a few snow showers in Switzerland.
Sunny spells in Denmark and across southern Sweden. The Baltic States will have scattered snow showers. Rather cloudy for Finland and cold. More cold conditions in northern Sweden. heavy snow showers affecting much of Norway.
Rain in northern Spain. Fair for most of Portugal and the south of Spain. Cold and windy in eastern Spain with showers here. Cold and showery in the Balearics, Corsica and Sardinia. Breezy and cold in Italy with the risk of wintry showers in the east. Rain and strong winds in Greece and most of western and southern Turkey.
Fair for most of France with decent spells of sunshine, but cold here. Windy in southern France, some snow showers here. Chilly with broken cloud for the Low Countries whilst germany should be dry and cold with sunny spells. More sunshine in Poland, although some snow showers in the east. Windy and cold in Hungary, Austria and Switzerland.
Fair for Denmark and chilly. Cold in the Baltic States and through Finland with a brisk east wind. Fair for much of Sweden with sunny spells to the south, cold too. Windy with some snow and rain in western Norway.