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Late Snow Causes Chaos in Traffic, Hinders Electricity Supply

Ljubljana, 20 March - Slovenia is digging itself out on Tuesday from a blanket of snow that has caused chaos in traffic and cut power supply to thousands of households.

Ljubljana.
Up to 30 centimetres of snow fell in Ljubljana overnight.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana.
Up to 30 centimetres of snow fell in Ljubljana overnight.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana.
Up to 30 centimetres of snow fell in Ljubljana overnight.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana.
Up to 30 centimetres of snow fell in Ljubljana overnight.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana.
Roads in Slovenia were turned into a winter wonderland in a matter of hours.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Dravograd.
Roads in Slovenia were turned into a winter wonderland in a matter of hours.
Photo: Vesna Pusnik Brezovnik/STA

Kranjska Gora.
The heaviest snowing was reported from high-lying areas, including ski resorts such as Kranjska Gora.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Ljubljana.
Clean-up efforts are already underway as forecasters predict the snowing to stop by the end of the day.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana.
Clean-up efforts are already underway as forecasters predict the snowing to stop by the end of the day.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana.
Clean-up efforts are already underway as forecasters predict the snowing to stop by the end of the day.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Bled.
Clean-up efforts are already underway as forecasters predict the snowing to stop by the end of the day.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Bled.
High-lying areas saw the most snow, up to 60 centimetres.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Bled.
The late snow covered blossoming trees.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Bled, Blejsko jezero.
Vreme, sneg.
Zasne┼żeni Blejski otok.
Foto: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Col.
Heavy snowfall hits Slovenia.
Photo: Marko Cencic/STA

Col.
Most roads had been cleared by Tuesday morning.
Photo: Marko Cencic/STA

Krsko.
Heavy snowfall hits Slovenia.
Photo: Martin Kerin/STA

Celje.
Heavy snowfall hits Slovenia.
Photo: Lili Pusnik/STA

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