Prepare now – Severe Thunderstorm Warning

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for damaging winds, large hailstones and heavy rainfall for the ACT and surrounding region.

The ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) urge Canberrans to #BeStormReady. While the sun is out, now is the time to get ready by:

– moving vehicles under cover and away from trees
– bringing pets inside
– securing any loose items around the home that could blow away in the wind.

Further information on how to prepare for a storm is available on the ESA website.

In a life-threatening emergency call Emergency Triple Zero (E000). For assistance during a storm or flood call ACTSES on 132 500.

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