Southwestern WA copped another August soaking yesterday with more rain, wind and storms on the way.
A trough moved through the Central West and Perth yesterday bringing 25 mm for Morawa, the heaviest August rain in 15 years. Jandakot recorded a significant 49mm bringing their August total to 178mm, the wettest August in at least two decades.
This won't be the end of the August rain for southwestern WA as a trough ahead of a front will move through Thursday evening bringing 5-10mm, strong winds and the chance of thunderstorms.
The cold front will pass through the southwest during Friday evening bringing a further 5-10mm of rain and wind gusts over 90 km/h.
Further ahead, rain and wind will ease slightly into the beginning of next week before another front moves through during Tuesday bringing more wind and rain. A high pressure system will then establish itself on Wednesday in the wake of this front bringing mostly dry conditions to the region.
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15:20 EST Heavy rain in the past few days led the Rural Fire Service to reassess plans to bring forward the bushfire danger period in the Hunter region to September the first.