Issued: 0530hrs Saturday 6th March 2021
Duty forecaster: Alexi Venerus
Showers still through the Med. Largely dry centrally. Cold with some snow across parts of Scandinavia.
A slightly better day for Spain and Portugal although southern areas and eastern areas could still see some showery outbreaks of rain at times. A few showers through the Balearic Islands but sunny spells too. Sunny spells and showers for Italy and the surrounding islands, some of the showers could merge into longer spells of rain. Showery outbreaks fo rain for Greece with a spell of heavy rain pushing across north Turkey.
A largely dry and fine day for France, the Low Countries and Germany. Scattered showers but also sunny spells for Switzerland and Austria. One or two showers down the Balkan States but largely dry here. Dry but breezy and chilly for Poland, windy along coasts.
A mix of rain, sleet and snow is expected across Norway with a brisk northerly wind. A cold day here. Cold too for Sweden but largely dry, just with some rain, sleet and snow in the west. A wet day for Finland with sleet and snow for many places. Windy through the Baltic States and feeling cold although it should stay mainly dry. A breezy yet largely dry day across Denmark.
Portugal should see a mainly dry day but Spain will hang on to the showery rain across central and eastern areas into Sunday. Western areas drier. Showers, some heavy and thundery, through the Balearic Islands and on over Corsica and Sardinia. Largely dry across mainland Italy but showers moving in to western areas later in the day. Mainly dry for Sicily. Showery rain again for Greece but a drier day for Turkey.
Largely dry and fine again for France although some showery rain affecting southern areas. Mainly dry and fine but mist and low cloud should be expected in places for the Low Countries and Germany. Mainly dry for Switzerland and Austria but a few showers developing later in the day here. Dry for the Balkans and much of eastern Europe although a band of rain will push into northern Poland in the afternoon.
Chilly across Scandinavia but drier than of late. Norway will see some snow showers into central areas but mainly dry conditions elsewhere. Largely dry and fine for Sweden. Rain, sleet and snow will clear southwards across Finland allowing for drier and brighter conditions from the north. Breezy through the Baltics and feeling bitterly cold dragging across a few snow flurries but it will be mostly dry here. Cloudy across Denmark for a time with some patchy light rain but an improving scene from the north.