Issued: 0530hrs Thursday 29th January 2015
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Cold weather pushing south through all of Europe, snow in places
Some cloud and drizzle for northwest Spain on Thursday, drier and brighter elsewhere, but rather windy. Breezy through the central Mediterranean with a few showers in Italy, the risk of snow in the far north of Italy. Low pressure bringing some rain to Greece and Turkey, some of it heavy in the west.
A much colder day across France with frequent showers, these falling as snow at times. Sunshine and snow showers for the Low Countries and Germany, with further snow showers in Poland. Some snow showers too across Austria, Hungary and Switzerland.
Staying cold in the UK with more snow showers, and these affecting Denmark too. Further snow showers for Sweden, although some more persistent snow in the Baltic States and Finland where it will be windy too. A risk of some heavy snow in Norway.
Cold with cloud and rain across much of Spain and Portugal, bringing colder weather here. Cold through the Balearics with snow on hills here. More snow in northern Italy, windy and unsettled in the south with rain. Heavy showers in Greece and Turkey.
Cloud through France with sleet and snow in northern France and the Low Countries. Some cold weather with more sleet and snow through western Germany, but dry to the east. Some heavy wintry showers for Poland. Austria, Hungary and Switzerland will be bright and chilly with some wintry showers.
Heavy snow showers across Denmark. Generally dry and windy through the Baltic States and Finland. Snow showers for the south of Sweden and mainly dry with sunny spells in Norway.