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 and South West districts.

Issued at 10:09 am Tuesday, 5 March 2019.

Gusty easterly winds about the Darling Escarpment are likely to continue but are no longer expected to be damaging.

Weather Situation:
A strong ridge of high pressure is bringing fresh and gusty easterly winds along the Darling Escarpment. Winds have eased and are no longer expected to be damaging, however gusty winds are likely to continue through the remainder of Tuesday and may increase again Tuesday evening.

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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