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Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Cancellation of
Severe Weather Warning
for people in the South West, South Coastal and Great Southern forecast
districts.

Issued at 4:34 pm WST on Thursday 28 April 2016.

People in parts of WA southeast of a line from Albany to Katanning to Hopetoun are advised that the Severe Weather Warning for damaging winds has been CANCELLED.

Weather Situation
A cold front which passed over the southwest of the State this afternoon and
has moved to the east. Gusty showers are still likely but damaging winds are no
longer expected.

Wind gusts of 87 kilometres per hour have been reported from Cape Leeuwin at
10:40am.
The immediate threat of severe weather has passed, but the situation will
continue to be monitored and further warnings 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.

This warning is also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's
web site at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 213.

The Bureau and Department of Fire and Emergency Services would appreciate this
warning being broadcast regularly.
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