News Alerts

Update 31 – Update on wet weather impacting the ACT

The ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) has now received 379 calls for help since 3:00pm Tuesday, following the wet weather.

Residents who have received damage to property from the weather conditions can call the ACTSES on 132 500.

There is no immediate threat of rising river water causing flooding to residents or businesses in the Oaks Estate area.

ACT residents are urged to keep up to date on roads closures and weather advice by referring to the ACT Emergency Services Agency website www.esa.act.gov.au

Update 30 – Fallen tree Lhotsky Street Charnwood

The ACT Emergency Services Agency (ESA) wish to advise residents of a fallen tree across Lhotsky Street, Charnwood.

ACT Fire & Rescue are currently on scene to remove the debris. Residents in this area are advised to be cautious of this operation.

Update 28 – Canberra Hospital operates as normal

ACT Government Health Directorate Director-General Dr Peggy Brown, today confirmed that Canberra Hospital and Health Services has suffered minor flooding due to the severe storms.

All services at Canberra Hospital and Health Services continue to operate as normal.

Update 27 – Parts of Mugga Lane Majura Road and Black Mountain Road now closed

Mugga Lane closed between Long Gully Road and Monaro Highway.

Black Mountain Road is now closed. Majura Road from Federal Highway to Mustang Avenue is closed. There will be limited access for local traffic.

School bus services along Majura Road will still operate with some short delays.

Tidbinbilla Road is closed at the intersection of Booromba Road through to Paddy’s River Road.

Cotter Road is closed at Casurina Sands.

Motorists are advised to slow down, to take caution and drive to the conditions.