Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Severe Weather Warning
for people in the South West and South Coastal forecast districts.
Issued at 4:08 am WST on Wednesday 18 June 2014.
For people in parts of WA south of a line from Margaret River to Mount Barker to Bremer Bay are advised that the warning for WIDESPREAD DAMAGING WINDS has been CANCELLED.
A deep low pressure system lies well south of Walpole and is expected to move
southeast during the remainder of Wednesday. While thunderstorms and showers
with gusty winds will continue during Wednesday morning, damaging winds are no
The Severe Weather Warning for parts of the South West and South Coastal
forecast districts has been cancelled, but the situation will continue to be
monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.
This is typical weather for this time of the year but winds 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.