Issued: 0530hrs Tuesday 22nd October 2019
Duty forecaster: Claire Darbinyan
A cut-off low brings heavy rain to Spain and southern France
Heavy rain for eastern and northern parts of Spain on Tuesday with isolated showers to the west and for Portugal where there will be good spells of sunshine between the showers. Heavy rain affects the Balearics too. Mostly dry for Italy with variable amounts of cloud around. Dry, sunny and warm for Greece and western Turkey. Isolated showers for eastern Turkey.
Heavy, thundery bursts of rain affect much of southern and western France with dry and cloudy conditions to the northeast. Mostly dry across much of the rest of western and central Europe including for the Low Countries, Germany, Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Switzerland, Austria and Hungary with variable amounts of cloud but plenty of sunshine too.
A dry fine day for Denmark, Finland and the Baltic States with just the odd isolated shower. Wintry showers for the far north of Sweden and for western parts of Norway. Dry and fine to the south.
Heavy rain continues for Spain on Wednesday, becoming drier and bright to the northeast later. Dry and bright too for Portugal. Heavy showers for the Balearic Islands which spread east to Corsica and Sardinia later. A dry, fine day for Italy though cloud builds to the northwest later. Dry and fine too for Greece with plenty of sunshine. Isolated showers affect southern and eastern parts of Turkey.
An overcast day for France with heavy bursts of rain affecting the southern half of the country. Mostly cloudy but dry for the Low Countries and Switzerland. Increasingly brighter further east over Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary and Slovakia.
Away from western Norway it's a mostly dry day across Scandinavia and the Baltic States with a mixture of broken cloud and sunny spells for Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.