Update 11 – 96 calls for help due to the wet weather

The ACT State Emergency Service received 27 calls for help overnight from across the Territory for minor flooding.

This takes the total number of calls to the ACTSES to 96 since 3pm Tuesday.

Coppins Crossing Road and Point Hut Road were also closed overnight because of flooding.

There is also localised flooding across roads throughout the region. Motorists are urged to drive to the conditions.

The BOM has advised the ACTSES that over 40mm of rain has been recorded in Canberra since 9am yesterday.

The forecast is for rain to continue at a steady rate through today.

ACTSES crews remain activated and ready to respond to calls with help from ACT Fire & Rescue and ACT Rural Fire Service.

Anyone who needs emergency flood help can call the ACTSES on 132 500.

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