The European country has been paralyzed by severe ice storms. Thousands were left without electricity, 40% of schools were shut, and residents were advised not to drink tap water, the BBC reported.

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Ice covers a World War II monument in Pivka.
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Ice-covered road signs in Postojna.

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A snowman is covered with thick ice in Prestranek.
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An ice-covered electric power pillar in Postojna.
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