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THE ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) has received a total of 12 calls for help since 9am today due to the windy weather.

ACTSES volunteers and ACT Fire & Rescue have attended to trees and branches across roads, pathways and driveways.

Calls for help have been widespread across the suburbs of Canberra. Mostly minor damage reported. One tree branch has damaged a residence at Holt.

Residents who require storm or flood assistance can call the ACTSES on 132 500.

The Bureau is forecasting that the worst is behind us with temperatures returning to 20 later in the week.


UPDATE: The ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) has received a total of 25 calls for help since 9am today due to the windy weather.

ACTSES volunteers, ACT Fire & Rescue and crews from the Territory and Municipal Services Directorate have attended to trees and branches across roads, pathways and driveways.

Calls for help have been widespread across the suburbs of Canberra. Mostly minor damage reported.

Residents who require storm or flood assistance can call the ACTSES on 132 500.

1:50 PM


UPDATE: The ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) has received a total of 37 calls for help as a result of the windy conditions across the Territory today.

The majority of jobs are for fallen trees and tree branches which are being attended to by ACTSES volunteer units, ACT Fire & Rescue crews and TAMS staff.

The ACTSES expects more calls as people arrive home from work in the next few hours. For emergency Storm and flood help ring the ACTSES on 132 500.

4:13 PM

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