Issued: 0530hrs Wednesday 8th December 2021
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Cold Scandinavia, wet and windy for much of western Europe
Heavy showers and rain affecting northern Spain and much of Portugal on Wednesday. A few showers in eastern and southern Spain, windy and cool, but cold in northern and western coasts. Heavy showers affecting the Balearics, Corsica and Sardinia. Further heavy, thundery showers in Italy. Greece is fair with some sunny spells, heavy showers or rain in eastern Turkey.
Heavy showers and some rain in western and southern France. Windy with some rain in the far north. Elsewhere it will be drier and brighter in France with some bright or sunny spells. The Netherlands will have wind and some outbreaks of rain too. Rain in central and southern Germany. Poland will be breezy with some sunshine. Fair for Hungary with lots of sunshine. Austria and Switzerland will have rain, some of it heavy.
Windy in Denmark with some drizzle in places. Fair and cold for the Baltic States and Finland. A cold day to in Sweden, although some coud and a few bits of sleet in the far south. Norway will have snow in the south but much of the country will be fine.
More heavy showers afecting the northern coasts of Spain on Thursday. Some showers in western parts of Portugal too. More southern and eastern areas should be drier and brighter. Showers for the Balearics as well as much of Corsica and Sardinia. Heavy rain in central and southern areas of Italy. Greece will have heavy rain in the west whilst eastern areas should be drier. Turkey will be fine, although some showers in the far west.
Heavy and thundery showers affecting the west of France, drier and brighter in the east. There will be some outbreaks of rain in the Netherlands as well as northern Germany, but most of the south of Germany should be dry. Breezy for Poland with rain in the east. fair in the west. Hungary should be dry with some sunshine, fair too in Austria and Switzerland.
Rain and cloud in Denmark, this reaching southern Norway and the south of Sweden. A cold day for Finland but dry. Breezy for the Baltic States and staying dry and cold here. Fair and cold through central and northern Norway.