Weather Warnings - Severe Thunderstorm Warning


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

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Cancellation Severe Thunderstorm Warning
For people in Gascoyne, Goldfields, Central West, Great Southern and Central Wheat Belt districts.

Issued at 10:02 pm Thursday, 7 February 2019.

Severe thunderstorms are no longer expected over southern inland WA.

Weather Situation:
At 9:30pm, radar and satellite imagery showed thunderstorm activity easing over southern inland WA.

Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in WA.

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 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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