Issued: 0530hrs Monday 30th March 2015
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Wet in northern Europe, but drier to the south
Warm, summery weather is expected across Portugal and Spain today with sunny skies. Further spells of rain to come across France, Switzerland into Austria. Very showery across Germany and Poland with another area of heavy rain across southern parts of Sweden, across the Baltic States, Belarus, The Ukraine, Hungary, Romania and the Czech Republic.
Snow is forecast across parts of Norway and northern Sweden with rain and snow across Finland and Russia. Continued dry across the Adriatic Region today with a few showers across parts of Greece.
Plenty of showers are expected across Turkey while it remains fine and dry across Italy. A strong mistral will affect southern France and it will be very windy into the central Mediterranean.
It remains very warm and sunny across Spain and Portugal today as temperatures reach the high 20s and low 30s in the south. A cloudy, wet day to come for France, The Low Countries into most of Germany, Poland, Austria, Switzerland, Hungary and the Czech Republic.
This rain will be heavy. Colder across Scandinavia with a dry day for Norway and Sweden while across Finland expect outbreaks of rain and snow with rain across Denmark. Rain and snow will fall also across Russia with rain and showers across the Baltic States into Belarus and the Ukraine.
Most of the Adriatic Region along with Italy, Bulgaria and Greece will be dry. It continued unsettled and showery today across Turkey and the eastern Mediterranean. It will be very windy across the south of France and across into the central Mediterranean.