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Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning for WA


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

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Cancellation Severe Weather Warning
For people in Lower West district.

Issued at 1:25 am Thursday, 4 October 2018.

Damaging winds no longer expected, but gusty easterlies to persist early this morning.

A high pressure ridge to the south of the State and a low pressure centre offshore from the Lower West will continue to produce strong and gusty easterly winds over the Perth Metropolitan area and particularly over the Perth Hills early this morning, however damaging wind gusts are no longer expected.

Severe weather is no longer occurring in WA.

The immediate threat of severe weather 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.


No further warnings will be issued for this event.

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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