Issued: 0530hrs Tuesday 1st December 2020
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Showers and rain central Europe, a few showers in the Mediterranean too
Early rain clears southeast from Iberia to leave a mostly dryand fine day for Portugal and Spain. Cloud thickens over northern Spain later with rain for far northern areas. Starting dry and fine for the Balearic Islands, Corsica and Sardinia but cloud thickens from the north and rain arrives here later. A dry and fine start for Italy too but low pressure develops to the northwest bringing increasing cloud and outbreaks of rain later. Mainly cloudy for Greece and Turkey with scattered showers here.
Rain eases over eastern France, the Low Countries and Germany to leave a fair day here. Some showers linger over eastern France. Snow fades over the Alps though may linger a little longer over the Swiss Alps. A dry day for eastern parts of Europe though mist and fog patches remain a risk in Poland, the Czech Republic, eastern Austria, Hungary and Slovakia.
Rain eases over Norway, Denmark and Sweden and cloud breaks too to leave a fine and dry end to the day here. Outbreaks of rain, sleet and snow spread east over Finland and Estonia to leave a dry and bright end to the day here. Staying rather cloudy but mostly dry for Latvia and Lithuania.
Fair Spain and Portugal. There will be plenty of sunshine and it will be feeling warm. Showers in the Balearics. Heavier rain, some of it thundery in Corsica and Sardinia as well as Italy. Greece will be fair in the east, but rain in the far west. Fair for Turkey with sunny spells, but some rain in the south.
Scattered showers in France but some bright spells too. Scattered showers to for the Low Countries. Fair for Poland and Germany with sunny spells. Austria and Hungary will be dry with sunny spells. Remaining far for Switzerland as well.
Fine for Sweden and the Baltic States, mild too. Finland will be dry overall with sunny spells. Norway is likely to be cloudier with some showery bursts of rain, windy here as well.