Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Severe Weather Warning
for people in the Eucla forecast district.
Issued at 5:06 pm WST on Monday 8 September 2014.
For people in parts of WA southeast of a line from Eyre to Forrest. This includes people in or near Eucla. The Severe Weather Warning has been CANCELLED.
The cold front has weakened and moved to the southeast . A second cold front
will approach the Eucla overnight.
Gusty westerly winds will continue and a separate Severe Weather Warning has
been issued for areas southwest of a line from Lancelin to Hyden to Norseman to
Balladonia to Eyre for this second system. Please refer to Severe Weather
Warnings on bom.gov.au/wa/warnings for more details.
The Severe Weather Warning for parts of the Eucla forecast district has been
cancelled, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings
will be issued if necessary.
A wind gust of 98 kilometres per hour has been reported from Forrest at 12:12
The passage of this cold front will be followed by another strong cold front. A
separate Severe Weather Warning has been issued for this event. Please refer to
Severe Weather Warnings on bom.gov.au/wa/warnings for more details.
These two strong cold fronts are windier than typical fronts and are likely to
produce the kind of weather that is only seen once or twice a year over
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 carefull 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.