Issued: 0530hrs Friday 2nd October 2020
Duty forecaster: Claire Darbinyan
A deep area of low pressure brings wet and windy conditions to western Europe
An unsettled day over Spain and Portugal with heavy bands of rain passing south and east through the day; thundery rain in northern areas of Spain. Italy will be fair overall but some rain in the far north. Greece will be dry with sunny spells. Staying fair in Turkey, more sunshine to come here.
More rain affecting France, this is going to be heavy and thundery at times too. Further rain in the Low Countries. Germany will be breezy and bright overall. More bright weather to come in Poland and well as Hungary. Austria and Switzerland will have rain, this heavy.
Breezy in Denmark with cloud and a few showers. Breezy again in the Baltic States and Finland will also be breezy and there will be good spells of sunshine here. More breezy conditions and sunny spells in Sweden as well as much of Norway. Rain in the far south.
More rain affecting far northern portions of Spain and Portugal otherwise a dry and bright day for Iberia as well as the Balearic Islands. Outbreaks of rain, these often heavy, for Corsica, Sardinia and northern and central parts of Italy. Dry to the south and for Sicily though there will be some cloud here. Heavy rain also affects the western Balkans later but it will stay dry and sunny for Greece and Turkey.
Breezy with frequent outbreaks of rain for France, the Low Countries and Germany. A band of heavy rain spreads east through Switzerland, Austria and the Czech Republic though drier, brighter conditions follow from the west. Breezy but mostly dry for Hungary, Slovakia and Poland though rain arrives to the west through the evening.
Increasingly breezy and cloudy for Denmark as well as southern parts of Norway and Sweden where there will be occasional showers. Breezy too for the Baltic States where a band of showery rain spreads north through the day. Staying dry for Finland with variable amounts of cloud. Increasingly breezy here too.