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Nine calls for help following wet and windy weather

By 24 June 2014 1

The ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) has received a total of nine calls for help since 4pm yesterday due to the wet and windy weather.

ACTSES volunteers and ACT Fire & Rescue attended to leaking roofs as well as fallen trees and branches. Minor damage reported with most calls for help in Canberra’s northern suburbs.

One residence in Macgregor experienced a partial ceiling collapse.

The Bureau of Meteorology has reissued the Severe Weather Warning for damaging winds across the ACT.

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

(ESA Media Release)

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One Response to Nine calls for help following wet and windy weather
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Canfan8:28 pm, 24 Jun 14

UPDATE – The ACT State Emergency Service has received a total of 38 calls for help since yesterday as a result of the wet and windy weather.

ACTSES volunteer units and ACT Fire & Rescue crews are responding to the jobs which are based largely on the northside of the city.

A large tree has crashed through the roof of a house in Ramage Place at Flynn. The majority of the other calls have been about fallen tree branches and minor flooding.

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