About 11,000 NB Power customers are without electricity after high winds overnight toppled trees onto power lines.

Most of the affected people are in Kings and Queens Counties and the Bay of Fundy region.

A number of schools In New Brunswick's Anglophone South School District are also closed today due to the outages.

Powerful winds partially ripped the roof off a 12-unit apartment building in Saint John early this morning.

The Canadian Red Cross is helping several people who were displaced.