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Pictures: Scotland hit by storm-force winds

Take a look at these pictures showing damage caused by storm-force winds in parts of Scotland.
The Christmas Tree in George Square in the city centre was blown down too. The square was closed to members of the public.
Blown over Christmas tree in George Square in Glasgow
And people are avoiding the bad weather if they can, like taking shelter in this shop doorway in Largs. The weather's calmer now but many homes are still without electricity.
Heavy rain in the streets of Largs
Areas of Scotland have been hit by violent storms and it's caused a lot of damage. This is a picture of parts of a building and chimney which fell onto a parked car in Glasgow.
Rubble from chimney stack on car in Glasgow
Clear-up operations are under way in areas affected by the bad weather. Here's a pic of a wall which has blown onto cars in another street in Glasgow.
Bricks from wall blown onto cars
The storms have caused trees to fall down too, like these in Glasgow. Fallen trees have also caused problems on rail lines in some areas.
Trees fallen down in Glasgow
More than 30,000 homes and businesses in Scotland were left without electricity over Tuesday night after power lines were damaged. The high winds caused damage to these houses in Renfrewshire.
Storm damage to house
Gusts reached more than 100mph on Tuesday. Here are huge containers in in a cargo terminal in Greenock that have blown over.
Containers at Greenock
Stormy seas have been battering coastal areas. Here's a picture of Portpatrick in Dumfries and Galloway.
Stormy sea at Portpatrick in Dumfries and Galloway
Shops and business have been affected. Here are some trolleys blown over at a supermarket in the city.
Trolleys blown over at a supermarket in Glasgow
There's been flooding on some roads like this seafront at Helensburgh.
Flooding on the seafront at Helensburgh.
Here people are having to squeeze through a large fallen tree that's blocking a road in Dunblane.
Fallen tree in Dunblane
These pictures were taken by people living in or passing by these areas. This house in Argyll and Bute was damaged in the storm, but Gail, who took the snap, said no-one was hurt by the destruction.
Damage to house in Kilcreggan, Argyll and Bute