Issued: 0530hrs Wednesday 7th December 2022
Duty forecaster: Alexi Venerus
Bitterly cold in the north with snow.
It will be raining heavily across much of Portugal and southern Spain on Wednesday. Fair for eastern Spain, but some showers affecting the Balearics. Corsica and Sardinia should be dry. Cloudy across Italy with some rain in central areas but dry north and south. An unsettled day for Greece with outbreaks of rain at times. Some showers affecting southern parts of Turkey, but most of the country should be dry and cold.
France will have some showers in the south, but central and northern areas will be chilly but dry. Wintry showers affecting the Netherlands and much of Germany, but some sunny spells in between. Cold too in Poland with a mix of wintry showers and bright spells. Austria will be dry with some good smells of sunshine and similar weather is expected in Hungary. Switzerland two should be dry and sunny.
Sunny spells and scattered wintry showers for Denmark. Snow may affect the far east of Sweden, with wind and snow across the Baltic states and some heavy snowfall Finland. Further heavy snow showers affecting western parts of Norway, but drier to the south and east.
Wet with spells of heavy rain progressively moving across Portugal. A fair amount of cloud cover still across Spain but most should remain dry. Still some scattered showers across the Balerics though drier than Tuesday. Sunny spells about across Italy though with some showers too but mostly dry. Outbreaks of rain down the Balkans into western parts of mainland Greece. Some showers affecting the islands and Turkish resorts.
Mostly dry across France but feeling colder here. Showers pushing onto the Low Countries throughout the day and across through northern Germany, though it will be windy and adding on the wind chill factor will feel bitterly cold. Southern areas should be mostly dry. Dry across Austria and Switzerland. Rain, sleet and snow across northern Poland with a strong wind, drier further south.
Snow showers affecting Norway though many should stay dry. Frequent, heavy snow showers through the Baltic region with blustery strong winds too. Persistent snow fall across southeast Finland. Drier elsewhere here. Wintry showers across Denmark and feeling bitterly cold here.