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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 Goldfields, Eucla and South East Coastal forecast districts.

Issued at 1:48 am WST on Thursday 18 August 2016.

The warning for people in parts of WA in an area bounded by Norseman to Balgair to Eucla, back along the coast to Israelite Bay to Norseman has been CANCELLED.

Weather Situation
The cold front is moving east of the Eucla. Thunderstorms are continuing in
this region and although gusty winds and heavy showers are possible, SEVERE
WINDS NO LONGER EXPECTED.

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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