ST-20170320-57564-AUS – Extreme Weather – Australia – Australia – New-Zealand

Emergency services and firefighters were kept busy on Monday night as the thunderstorm that made its way through New South Wales hit Canberra, with at least 24 call-outs around the capital. Most were for relatively minor power outages and other issues due to the heavy rain the hit the ACT about 6.30pm, but the spate of incidents was spread from the northern-most suburbs to the most southern in the city. An SES spokesman said they received calls for help on issues including arcing power lines, leaking roofs, minor flooding and trees brought down around the city. The Bureau of Meteorology ...

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