Issued: 0530hrs Sunday 10th December 2023
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Rain and strong winds in central and northern Europe, better to the south
Two well developed lows one west of the British Isles and one over the North Sea will bring outbreaks of rain across the Ireland, United Kingdom, Low Counties, as well as across western France and parts of Germany. Further to that, Poland, Czechia, Hungary and eastern parts of Austria may see some outbreaks of rain with some accumulations.
Scandinavia will enjoy a mostly dry day, but some light snow is possible over Finland for a time. Eastern Europe and the Baltic States dry and cold. Further south across the Mediterranean, a mixed day for most with some sunny spells and occasional showers. Driest of the conditions across the Balearics, Sardinia, Corsica, and northern Italy.
Fair for most of Spain and Portugal but some rain in the far northwest of Spain. A fine day too in the Balearics. Corsica and Sardinia should be dry as well be most of central and northern Italy. Some showers affecting southern Italy. Greece should be mostly fair. A few showers in southern Turkey, fine in the north.
Windy with heavy periods of rain passing through France and into the Low Countries. Windy in Germany and Poland, some heavy showers or longer spells of rain for Poland. Hungary should be bight and dry with sunny spells. Breezy in Switzerland with some sunshine.
Patchy rain for Denmark. Cold in Finland but dry. Finland may have a few snow flurries. Some snow showers in the east of Sweden. Norway is likely to be chilly, some snow showers in the north.