Large storms take aim at WAThursday May 9, 2013 - 06:21 EST
Western Australia's State Emergency Service has received about 110 calls for help from Perth residents, as thunderstorms and strong winds move across the state's south-west.
The Weather Bureau has issued a severe weather warning for a deep low that is expected to affect the region over the next 24 hours.
Wind gusts of 100 kilometres per hour are expected to develop in some areas this morning, with dangerous winds of more than 125 kilometres per hour predicted to hit the coast from Busselton to Katanning to Bremer Bay.
The SES says it has also received about 15 calls for help from the Goldfields region, mostly for wind and water damage to homes.
© ABC 2013
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