Tag Archives: wet weather

15 calls for help following wet weather

By 16 November 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE

The ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) has received a total of 15 calls for help today following the wet weather.
ACT SES volunteers and crews from ACT Fire & Rescue have attended to mostly leaking roofs and window sills across a widespread area of Canberra.
Minor damage reported only.
Residents who require storm or flood assistance can call [...]

Nine calls for help following wet and windy weather

By 24 June 2014

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 [...]

All ACT sportsgrounds closed due to wet weather

By 24 June 2014

All ACT Government sportsgrounds will be closed today Tuesday 24 June due to wet weather and the forecast of further showers.
The decision has been taken in order to minimise damage to the turf surfaces and in the interests of player safety.
The focus is on protecting grounds from unnecessary wear and tear during training and [...]

Weather not even for the birds. Images of Canberra

By 28 February 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

Grrr has sent in this one:
Hey guys,
here’s one I thought showcased this week’s crappy weather.
Got an image of Canberra you want to share with the world? Email it in to .

Neither rain, nor sleet, nor gloom of night stays Corinbank

By 29 February 2012

Corinbank has sent word that they’re not going to let a little rain dampen the party:
Come rain, hail or shine, Corinbank will be on this weekend! Thanks to a combination of pre-festival site improvements, great drainage and predicted good weather for the weekend itself, Festival organisers are confident of Corinbank being bigger, better and more [...]

Winter Weather + Rain = Rally Canberra

By 10 June 2008

has anyone noticed that the rain is particularly effective in one aspect, the idiots who have never driven on a dirt road suddenly think that they can rally drive and hit large puddles on the tar roads? aquaplaning is worth watching, particularly when the aquaplaner spins past you at the lights…..
is there a part of [...]

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