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Ice Storm: 500t of Debris, 25% of Power Consumers Cut Off

Ljubljana, 3 February - It will take months for Slovenia to repair the damage caused by last weekend's sleet. As many 25% of consumers are still without power and around 500 tonnes of steel debris, cables and power lines are lying scattered around the country, Defence Minister Roman Jakič told reporters on Monday.

Ljubljana
Defence Minister Roman Jakič addresses reporters after a meeting with officials responsible for the relief operation in the wake of ice storms.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Logatec
PM Alenka Bratušek and Defence Minister Roman Jakič inspect the damage in the wake of ice storms.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Logatec
The icy grip persists.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Logatec
Electricity poles collapse under the weight of ice and snow.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Verd pri Vrhniki.
Minister za kmetijstvo in okolje Dejan Židan si je v Verdu pri Vrhniki ogledal poškodovan gozd.
Foto: Anže Malovrh/STA

Vrd pri Vrhniki
Agriculture and Environment Minister Dejan Židan inspects ice storm damage in forests.
Photo: Anže Malovrh/STA

Vrd pri Vrhniki
Agriculture and Environment Minister Dejan Židan inspects ice storm damage in forests.
Photo: Anže Malovrh/STA

Ljubljana
Defence Minister Roman Jakič addresses reporters after a meeting with officials responsible for the relief operation in the wake of ice storms.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
Defence Minister Roman Jakič addresses reporters after a meeting with officials responsible for the relief operation in the wake of ice storms.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
Defence Minister Roman Jakič addresses reporters after a meeting with officials responsible for the relief operation in the wake of ice storms.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
Defence Minister Roman Jakič addresses reporters after a meeting with officials responsible for the relief operation in the wake of ice storms.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
Defence Minister Roman Jakič addresses reporters after a meeting with officials responsible for the relief operation in the wake of ice storms.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
Defence Minister Roman Jakič addresses reporters after a meeting with officials responsible for the relief operation in the wake of ice storms.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
Defence Minister Roman Jakič addresses reporters after a meeting with officials responsible for the relief operation in the wake of ice storms.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

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