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Canberra and Queanbeyan residents brace for flooding as dams spill amid heavy rainfall – ABC News

All four of the ACT’s dams are full thanks to heavy rainfall in the region, and rising water levels have already forced the ACT government to close six roads.



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Authorities are warning Canberra and Queanbeyan residents to stay away from rivers and other waterways due to a high risk of flooding.

  • Rising waters have closed six roads in the ACT
  • The Queanbeyan and Molonglo rivers pose the highest risk of flooding
  • The Bureau of Meteorology says rainfall will ease tomorrow

The Bureau of Meteorology expects about 50 millimetres of rainfall across the ACT today, with the upper range of its estimate as high as 90 millimetres.
It said the highest-risk areas for flooding…

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