Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Severe Weather Warning
for people in the South Coastal and South East Coastal forecast districts.
Issued at 10:19 am WST on Monday 4 May 2015.
People in parts of WA south of a line from Albany to Lake King to Salmon Gums to
Israelite Bay are advised that the Severe Weather Warning for damaging and locally
destructive winds has been CANCELLED.
The cold front has weakened and the unstable air mass behind the front has
moved further offshore. Gusty
showers, thunderstorms and small hail are still possible, however damaging and
destructive wind gusts are
no longer expected.
A wind gust of 94 kilometres per hour was recorded at Esperance at 2:07am.
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 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.