The Environment Agency has issued a red weather alert, its highest, for southern and central parts of the country.
It comes as some areas have already received more rain in a day than they had in the three summer months, accoridng to weather forecaster Brane Gregorčič. He added that in many places the amount of rainfall exceeded 200 millimetres.
Record amounts have been recorded in the west of the country, south of Ljubljana in Vrhnika and in the south.
In Ljubljana, the National Gallery has announced it will remain closed until Monday due to flooding.

Foto: MMC RTV SLO/Borut Šorli
Foto: MMC RTV SLO/Borut Šorli