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Shoppers Leave Flooded Canberra Mall During Heavy Rain

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

Video filmed by Vanessa Shaw showing people leaving Canberra Centre as water pools on the floor.

Other footage showed water pouring down from the ceiling.

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. Credit: Vanessa Shaw via Storyful

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