Issued: 0530hrs Tuesday 13th April 2021
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Fair over most of the Mediterranean and central Europe, heavy periods of rain in far eastern Europe
A largely dry and sunny day across Iberia but cloud will build over Portugal. Largely dry with sunny spells for the Balearic Islands. Brisk winds will ease across Corsica and Sardinia with some patchy rain affecting mainly Corsica. Cloudier skies and outbreaks of rain still affecting much of Italy but Siciliy should stay largely dry. Outbreaks of rain pushing into Greece but Turkey looks to remain dry and fine.
A dry and sunny day for France but brisk winds remain towards the Mediterranean Sea coast. A chilly yet bright day with some wintry showers across the Low Countries and Germanyy although heavier spells of rain could still affect far southern parts of Germany. Heavier outbreaks of rain, sleet and snow easing across the Alpine countries. Unsettled across the Czech Republic and through the Balkan States as well as across southern Poland.
A chilly yet bright day across Denmark and the Baltic States but wintry showers are expected to pass through here. Some rain, sleet and snow pushing from south to north across Sweden. Wintry showers affecting parts of Norway too. Some rain and cloudier skies for southern Finland but drier and brighter in the north.
Thundery rain in much of central and southern Spain and Portugal today. Fair for eastern Spain and much of the Balearics. Corsica and Sardinia stay dry with more sunshine. Scattered showers over the hills of Italy, but mostly dry with sunny spells. Greece will be dry too with more sunshine. Remaining dry with lots of sunshine in southern Greece and Cyprus too.
Breezy for France with sunny spells. Scattered showers in the Low Countries. Some patchy rain in central parts of Germany as well as much of Poland. Rain in eastern Poland. Hungary will be cloudy with some outbreaks of rain. Dry for Austria with sunny spells. Showers in Switzerland, these heavy at times.
Fair with bright and sunny spells in Denmark. Staying dry in the Baltic States as well as Finland. Sweden will be dry with sunny spells throughout. Cloud and some outbreaks of rain in western and northern Norway.