While the BOM reckons fire danger is currently “low to moderate” the ESA is asking you to stay away from water:
3:05pm Friday 3 December 2010 – Update six – ACTSES urges everyone to stay away from waterways The ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) has issued an urgent safety message to the community to stay away all from waterways, drains and any other build ups of water across the Territory.
The current wet weather in the ACT has created increased danger for the community.
The ACTSES urges everyone to avoid any large build up of water as a safety precaution.
To date the ACTSES has received 361 calls for help since 2pm yesterday with around 70 still outstanding.
For ACTSES storm and flood assistance call 132 500.