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In Pictures: Scotland's storms

Car near Great Eastern Hotel, Glasgow

The scene near Glasgow's derelict Great Eastern Hotel which had part of its roof blown off as gale force winds and heavy rain hit parts of Scotland

Tree felled in Dundee

The gale-force winds brought down trees across the country. In this case, in Dundee, a house roof was damaged. (Picture by Alan Richardson)

Lorry on M9

Five lorries overturned as winds reached up to 80mph. A lorry lies on its side, blown over by the wind on the M9 near Stirling

Bridge of Allan primary school in Stirling

The damage at Bridge of Allan primary school in Stirling after high winds overnight saw the school roof blown off

A car smashed near a house in Dundee

A car near the Seabraes student flats in Dundee where a section of the roof blew off landing on cars in the car park. The building was evacuated. (Picture by Alan Richardson)

Partick train station

Building work at Partick train station in Glasgow's west end was hit by the winds. The weather closed roads, bridges and hit train services

Tree on car in Burnside, near Glasgow.

Nicola Cameron from Burnside near Glasgow took this picture of a tree on a neighbour's car. Ms Cameron said she could hear the sound of a number of chainsaws in the area

Photo: John Neil

John Neil, Ayrshire, said: "The tree destroyed a lot of fencing. There is notable damage to roofs in the area as well."

Tree in Stirling

A tree blown over in the square in central Stirling. Work is ongoing to clear trees from roads across the country. (Picture by John Summers)

Photo: Paul Hughes

Paul Hughes, Carmunnock, said: "My back garden. Two of us were holding down the trampoline at 2am this morning while we tried to tether it to the fence."

Peter Wright sent this one

Pete Wright was awoken at 0500 GMT by a tree resting precariously on wheelie bin just above his car.



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