Issued: 0530hrs Sunday 15th January 2023
Duty forecaster: Alexi Venerus
Unsettled for many with strengthened, gusty winds and outbreaks of rain
A band of rain moves across Spain and Portugal becoming fragmented as it pushes southeastwards, clearing from the west. Frequent and blustery showers on to northern Spanish coasts. Dry through much of the day across the Balearics before rain moves in by late afternoon here. Some patchy rain for Sardinia and Corsica and more extensive spells of rain across north Italy. Drier across southern Italian regions. Largely dry through Greece but southern areas of Turkey seeing rain.
Windy still across France with rain moving in to western areas, heavy overnight. Windy too across the Low Countries and Germany with some patchy rain towards northern regions, drier elsewhere. Rain, sleet and snow across Austria and Switzerland pushing through the Czech Republic. Rain clearing from the west across Poland with strengthening winds behind.
Storm strength winds for a time through Denmark before easing with rain clearing. Snow showers across southwest Norway, otherwise dry. A mix of rain, sleet and snow across Sweden with blustery winds in the far south. Rain, sleet and snow pushes northwards across Finland. Windy across the Baltics with rain soon clearing.
Spells of heavy rain affect northern coastal areas of Spain with blustery showers across western Portugal. Windy across much of Spain and Portugal and breezy across the Balearics. More cloud about across Italy today with some showery rain about, heavy in places in the south. Heavy rain down the Balkans. Heavy showers moving into western Greece while staying largely dry across Turkey.
Unsettled across much of Europe today. Blustery winds across France with showers as well as longer spells of rain here. High winds and gusts through the Low Countries into north and west Germany where there will be outbreaks of rain, possible sleet and snow. East Germany is drier. A mix of rain sleet and snow with gusty winds across Austria and Switzerland. Largely dry through Poland and Czechia.
Rain moving into across Denmark later. Largely dry through Sweden but snow showers pushing on to north and west Norway. A mix of rain, sleet and snow expected across central and northern Finland, drier further south. Windy throughout here. Largely dry across the Baltic area.