Underpasses flooded in Ljubljana, the National Gallery was also flooded

Meteorologists predicted that the sky would tear today. They weren’t wrong.


The underpasses on Celovška and Zaloška streets were flooded. The image is symbolic.

According to the forecasts, the possibility of long-lasting local downpours should prevail mainly in the northern half of Slovenia. The rain covered all of Slovenia. As it turned out today, the weather drama first started in Primorska, then everything moved towards the northeast. There was not even a hailstorm. As it turns out, it was worst in Celje so far. According to the weather forecasters at the portal Neurje.si, the hail storm hit Celje, the settlement of Dole near Šentjur, and some other places in the area.

The varied events continued throughout the day. Large amounts of rain also fell in Ljubljana, where several underpasses, basements, and business premises were flooded. The underpass at Celovška near Tivoli and the underpass in Zalog were again hit, as a result of which the roads were closed. The National Gallery was also flooded, the buildings of the building were forced to be closed. Visiting the gallery will be possible again only on Monday. Firefighters also had to pump water from the school and kindergarten in Novi Jarše. The lightning strike also started a fire on the roof of the residential building. There are volunteer and professional fire brigades and maintenance workers of road and communal infrastructure on the ground.


At night it will be initially cloudy with frequent showers and thunderstorms. In the morning, it will rain in most of Slovenia, and there will be storms in the western and southern regions. The lowest morning temperatures will be from 13 to 17, in Goriška and by the sea around 20 °C. It will be cloudy and rainy on Friday. Especially in Primorska, there will also be storms in between, some of which may be stronger. The wind will blow from the east, in Primorska burja. The highest daily temperatures will be from 15 to 19, in Primorska up to 24 °C.


It will also be cloudy, rainy and cold on Saturday, when it will snow in the highlands. Precipitation will stop everywhere by the evening. A moderate gale will blow in Primorska. On Sunday, it will be mostly clear with a fresh and sometimes foggy morning, according to Ars.




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Today’s hail around Dole near Šentjur.

Source: Svet24.si by novice.svet24.si.

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