Update - ACTSES responds to storm damage

The ACT State Emergency Services (ACTSES) has now received 22 requests for assistance following storm activity in the Canberra this evening.

Six ACTSES units, an ACT Rural Fire Service crew and ACT Fire & Rescue are responding to incidents.

The majority of calls for help remain around northern Canberra, and several have been due to fallen trees.

The ACTSES is urging people to park their car under cover or away from trees.