Daily Briefing 26 Feb 2013

Good Morning! Welcome to our daily briefing for Tuesday 26 February 2013.

* No Dangerous Weather Warnings today.

* Potentially Dangerous weather Spain, France and Balkans/ Greece.

* Freezing fog south east Belgium.

For breaking news please see our Twitter feed @DriveEurope.

Stockholm. Yesterday. © Twitter/ @TheLocalSweden, news in English.

Stockholm. Yesterday. © Twitter/ @TheLocalSweden, news in English.

WEATHER

Potentially Dangerous Weather

Spain’s north coast and along border with France (Pyrenees) – snow and low temperatures.

Eastern Austria – snow or, in the most eastern parts, heavy rain and flooding.

Storms, heavy rain and potential floods in central Balkans and north east Greece.

For the latest click here. For the weather-where-you-are click here.

Winter sports – for the latest BBC forecast click here.

CURRENCY

Figures from end of play Monday 25 February. Indicative ‘travel money’ rates from BBC. Guide only.

£1 buys €1.1190 – €1 is 89.4p – €5 is £4.47.

You get fewer Euros per Pound than yesterday. For other currencies click here.

Brand new Porsche Caymans lined up for the press pack at Portimão circuit on the Algarve, southern Portugal. © Twitter/ @PorscheGB_PR

Brand new Porsche Caymans lined up for the press pack at Portimão circuit on the Algarve, southern Portugal. © Twitter/ @PorscheGB_PR

CROSSING THE CHANNEL

As of 08:30 GMT, services running well. For the latest BBC Ferry Travel News click here.

* A technical issue affected DFDS Dover – Calais & Dunkerque yesterday evening. See below for updates.

* Passengers on TransEuropa Ferries Ramsgate-Ostend should phone 01843 595522 for a sailing update. A technical problem has been affecting services.

* Travelling to the Channel ports? See @Burger_Ferry for the latest at Dover. See @TravelNewsSouth for the latest on the roads.

For the latest updates by operator click links below:

P&OCondor FerriesBrittany FerriesTranseuropa FerriesEurotunnel – Stena Line

DFDS – Dover StraitWestern ChannelNorth Sea

TRAFFIC

For live traffic information in the following countries click the links below:

AustriaBelgiumFranceGermanyNetherlandsSwitzerland

The Automobile Club of Luxembourg provides a run down of planned major traffic events here (French only).

Google Maps includes live traffic information on all western European countries.

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