Update - ACTSES responds to calls for help

As of 1pm today, The ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) has received 160 calls for help following yesterday's storm, mostly dealing with fallen trees.

Eight crews are still attending jobs around Canberra and are expecting to scale-back their operations later this afternoon.

ACT Fire & Rescue, ACT Rural Fire Service and Transport Canberra & City Services are continuing to assist with clean-up efforts.

Members of the public are advised, as always, to stay well-clear of any fallen trees and power lines.

For storm and flood assistance, call the ACTSES on 132 500.