As Slovak Prime Minister Igor Matovic spoke to reporters before a meeting with Macron, the French leader used an umbrella to shield his guest from the rain.
The heavy rains are supposed to subside a bit over the weekend, with light rains in the north and along the coasts.
Further rainfall and snowfall is expected on Tuesday and Wednesday.
On Sunday night, about two centimeters of snow fell on Mount Hermon.
"We will not be able to go through a flood of this magnitude every two weeks. We need to solve this now," Mayor Marelli said.
The police announced that it blocked several sections of Route 90 during Wednesday, as parts of the road were completely flooded.
This problem has to do with a lack of attention to detail and is part of the general attitude here with issues that don’t pertain to matters of security of “yihiye b’seder”, “it will be okay.”
The opening of the dam will likely take place around April 2021 if the water level rises high enough.
Rescue services helped an elderly couple escape their Ness Ziona home as it flooded.