Strong winds bring trees down

The ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) has received 12 calls for help today as a result of the windy conditions.

The jobs have stretched from the Northside to Southside of the city and all involved fallen trees or branches.

In one case a tree fell onto a house and car in Nicholls.

No major damage was sustained.

The strong winds are forecast to remain for a few more hours before easing late tonight.

For emergency help from the ACTSES call 132 500.