Canberra Mall Evacuated as Water Pours Through Roof During Heavy Rainfall

A shopping mall was evacuated in Canberra on Wednesday, January 4, as heavy rain prompted flooding, local media reported.

Video filmed by Zoe Johnston shows water pouring through the ceiling in the Canberra Centre.

Local media reported that during a two-and-a-half hour period, the Australian Capital Territory Emergency Services received 44 storm and flood-related requests for help. Credit: Zoe Johnston via Storyful

Video transcript

[INTERPOSING VOICES]

- What the hell?

[RAIN POURING]

[INTERPOSING VOICES]

- What the hell?

[RAIN POURING]

[INTERPOSING VOICES]

- What the hell?

[RAIN POURING]

[INTERPOSING VOICES]

- What the hell?

[RAIN POURING]

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