Update - 18 calls for help following wet weather

The ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) has received a total of 18 calls for help since 7am yesterday following the wet weather.

ACTSES volunteers and ACT Fire & Rescue have responded to leaking roofs across a widespread area of the ACT with minor damage reported.

With the potential for the wet weather to continue, the community is urged to stay well clear of flooded drains and other waterways.

Residents who require storm or flood assistance can call the ACTSES on 132 500.