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Strong winds, downpours close roads, cut power

Ljubljana, 12 December - Strong winds and torrential rain have severely disrupted road transport and power supply around the country. Thousands of households were without electricity Tuesday morning and dozens of roads were closed by fallen trees.

Strunjan
Workers cleared out drainage canals to allow water to escape.
Photo: Rosana Rijavec/STA

Cirkovce
The roof of the Cirkovce Primary School was peeled off by strong wind Monday night.
Photo: Gregor Mlakar/STA

Cirkovce
The roof of the Cirkovce Primary School was peeled off by strong wind Monday night.
Photo: Gregor Mlakar/STA

Cirkovce
The roof of the Cirkovce Primary School was peeled off by strong wind Monday night.
Photo: Gregor Mlakar/STA

Maribor
Strong winds destroyed a part of the roof of the Secondary School for Transport in Maribor.
Photo: Andreja Seršen Dobaj/STA

Maribor
Strong winds peeled the roof off an apartment block in Maribor.
Photo: Andreja Seršen Dobaj/STA

Maribor
Strong winds peeled the roof off an apartment block in Maribor.
Photo: Andreja Seršen Dobaj/STA

Velenje
Strong winds felled the Christmas tree in Velenje, north-eastern Slovenia.
Photo: Velenje Municipality

Bohinj
A flooded road in Bohinj municipality.
Photo: Kranj Police Department

Bohinj
A flooded road in Bohinj municipality.
Photo: Kranj Police Department

Jezersko
Strong winds uprooted trees rendering roads to Jezersko impassable.
Photo: Kranj Fire Department

Logatec
Rainwater gathering in a meadow in Logatec, central Slovenia.
Photo: Nadja Podobnik/STA

Strunjan
Workers cleared out drainage canals to allow water to escape.
Photo: Rosana Rijavec/STA

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