It’s set to be a wet few days ahead in the Nation’s Capital with up to 50mm of rain tipped to fall in parts of the Territory on Wednesday.

The Bureau of Meteorology is forecasting heavy rain and possible storms that could lead to flash flooding on Wednesday and Thursday.

ACT SES Chief Officer, Anthony Draheim, said volunteers are on standby to assist if needed, even as the lockdown continues.

“We’re prepared, we take all the same safety precautions and safety measures, we wear the correct PPE and distancing from Canberrans that need our support.”

Mr Drahiem is also reminding Canberrans never to walk, ride or drive through flood waters and to move cars away from trees during strong winds and storm activity.

“One of our worries is because there’s been so much water already in the Canberra region, if we get some high winds, there’s a large possibility that we could a number of trees fall.”

The wet weather is expected to hang around the Nation’s Capital until at least Saturday before making a brief return on Monday.

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