The ACT Emergency Services Agency has posted the following note:
- Strong winds and dust
The ACT State Emergency Service (ACT SES) and the ACT Fire Brigade are responding to calls for assistance as a result of the current strong winds and dust storm.
The call outs are for fallen trees in various suburbs across the city including Yarralumla, Garren, Florey, Chifley and Lyons.
Residents requiring assistance should ring the ACT SES on 132 500.
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The ACT Ambulance Service also urges people with breathing difficulties to remain indoors for the afternoon and call 000 if an ambulance is required.
UPDATED: Not sure if it’s related but RiotACT’s internet connection appears to be suffering in the wild weather too. Apologies for any inconvenience.