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ACT ESA reflects on high-risk summer

Despite forecasts for above-average heat and fire risk, the ACT experienced a mild fire season due to heavy rainfall and cooler temperatures.

Another wild storm causes chaos across Canberra

Canberra has been lashed by yet another significant storm, with heavy rain causing all sorts of trouble across the city. There was flooding across large parts of the city, with Lake Burley Griffin...

Ten people dead after Christmas storms grip east coast

Damaging storms on Christmas and Boxing Day have claimed 10 lives in Australia's east, among them a nine-year-old girl lost in stormwater drains.

Another storm wreaks havoc on Canberra

Canberra has been blasted by yet another summer storm, with heavy winds and large hailstones pelting parts of the city.

ACT Government increases storm clean up

Household green waste collections will be increased and free green waste skip bins made publicly available for storm impacted suburbs.

Clean-up from wild storm continues across Canberra

The clean-up from Friday night's severe storm continues across Canberra as the ACT State Emergency Service works through over 950 requests for assistance.

Support hub in Melba to help those impacted by storm

A Community Support Hub will be open from 10.00am today, Sunday 10 December, at Melba Copland Secondary School - Senior Campus at 97 Verbrugghen Street, Melba to assist those affected by the recent storm.

Freak Canberra storm ends PM’s XI early

Pakistan's tour match against the Prime Minister's XI is over after overnight rain pounded the Manuka Oval pitch ahead of the fourth and final day.

Over 600 requests for assistance after Canberra storm

As of 11am Saturday 9 December, the ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) has received over 600 requests for assistance since last night's massive storm across Canberra.

Wet Wednesday: Storm warning for the ACT

Heavy rainfall may lead to flash flooding in the ACT, the Bureau of Meteorology has warned. The SES advises the public to be prepared.

Traffic jam on Monaro Highway after storm damage

Traffic on the Monaro Highway heading south is at a crawl after reports of a downed powerline near Hume.