Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning
Severe Weather Warning
for people in the South West forecast district.
Issued at 10:50 pm WST on Thursday 2 July 2015.
For people in parts of WA west of a line from Bunbury to Windy Harbour. This includes people in, near or between the following towns: Bunbury, Busselton and Margaret River.
The slow moving surface trough has weakened and moved east.
The Severe Weather Warning for the South West forecast district has been
cancelled, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings
will be issued if necessary.
Wilyabrup has observed 30.4mm between 4:15 pm and 5:45 pm and the Perth
(Serpentine) radar indicates that heavy rain is occurring over the South West
Capes, mainly between Busselton and Margaret River.
This weather is typical for this time of the year however heavy rainfall may
cause damage to property and make road conditions hazardous.
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.