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Weather Warnings - Severe Thunderstorm Warning


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

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Cancellation Severe Thunderstorm Warning
For people in Kimberley district.

Issued at 9:14 pm Monday, 22 January 2018.

Weather Situation:
At 9:10pm radar imagery showed the line of storms 97 km to the northwest of Broome and moving further away to the northwest.

Severe thunderstorms are no longer expected in the west Kimberley.

The immediate threat of severe thunderstorms has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.

The Severe Thunderstorm warning for the Gascoyne, Goldfields and Central Wheat Belt is still current. Refer: http://www.bom.gov.au/products/IDW21034.shtml

Broome NTC recorded a gust to 113 km/hr at 7:52 pm WST.

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Keep away from flooded drains, rivers, streams and waterways.
* Be careful of fallen trees, damaged buildings and debris.
* Be careful of fallen power lines. They are dangerous and should always be treated as live.
* Assess your home, car and property for damage.
* If damage has occurred take photos and contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.
* If your home or property has significant damage, like a badly damaged roof or flooding, call the SES on 132 500.


Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 213. The Bureau and Department of Fire and Emergency Services would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.
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