Issued: 0530hrs Wednesday 4th March 2015
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Cool and showery Scandinavia, cloudy and damp Mediterranean
Fair for Portugal and much of Spain with good spells of sunshine. Cloud and some showers in eastern Spain as well as the Balearics. Rain in Italy, especially central and northern areas, some showers to the south. Fair in Greece and Turkey with good spells of sunshine here, and staying dry too.
Cloud and some showery rain in the far south of France. central and northern parts of France should be dry with more sunshine. Wintry showers in the Low Countries and in northern Germany as well as through Poland. Austria. Hungary and Switzerland will be rather cloudy with further spots of rain and sleet.
Heavier showers with sleet and snow through Denmark. Cloud and some wintry showers in the Baltic States. More persistent snow over much of Finland. Snow showers for southern Sweden but drier to the north. A cold and bright day in Norway, some wintry showers to the north.
A fair day in Portugal and Spain with plenty of sunshine to come. Chilly for the Balearics, a few showers here. Low pressure brings rain and strong winds to much of Italy, with showers in western Greece, Much of Turkey will be dry with sunny spells.
A fair day in most of France, although windy to the south. Sunny spells and dry across the Low Countries and Germany as well as Poland. Some showers in southern Poland, these running into Austria, Hungary and Switzerland.
Plenty of fair weather again for Denmark and the Baltic States. Staying fine across Finland with more sunshine. Hazy sunshine and dry in Norway, but some cloud and drizzly outbreaks of rain for Norway.