Issued: 0530hrs Monday 14th October 2019 Duty forecaster: Claire Darbinyan
An unsettled spell of weather for western Europe Monday Outbreaks of heavy rain, some of it thundery, affecting Portugal and Spain on Monday but these tending to clear to the northeast through the afternoon. Cloudy with a chance of showers for the Balearic Islands. A cloudy day for much of Italy too with scattered showers to the northwest. Dry and bright for Greece and Turkey. Outbreaks of rain, some of them heavy and thundery, affecting western and central France and the Low Countries. Cloudy but dry for eastern France and much of Germany though there may be some showers later to the northwest. A dry and fair day for much of Switzerland, Austria, the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary and Slovakia. The best of any sunshine for more central countries. An overcast day for Denmark as showery rain clears to the northeast. A wet start to the day for the Baltic States but rain here also clears to the east leaving a dull but dry afternoon. A band of rain moves east through southern Norway, central Sweden and southern Finland becoming increasingly showery to the east. Brighter weather follows to the west behind this.
Tuesday A bright and mostly dry day for Portugal and Spain on Tuesday as rain moves away to the east. A few showers to the far northwest. Heavy, thundery outbreaks of rain for northern Italy, dry and bright to the south. Dry and bright too for Greece though southern parts of Turkey may see the odd shower. Heavy outbreaks of, sometimes thundery, rain spread east across France and into the Low Countries, Switzerland and western Germany later. Dry with sunny spells for eastern Germany. A dry day for much of Austria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia and Poland with plenty of sunshine. Cloud increasing to the west later. A band of heavy rain skirts northern Denmark and moves northward across southern Norway and central Sweden on Tuesday. A cloudy day behind this for southern Sweden and Denmark. A dry day for the Baltic States with sunny spells. Sunny spells for Finland too with isolated showers.