Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Severe Weather Warning
for people in the South East Coastal forecast district.
Issued at 11:22 am WST on Tuesday 24 September 2013.
The warning for people in parts of WA south of a line from Bremer Bay to Ravensthorpe to Israelite Bay has been cancelled.
Conditions easing slightly during the day as a cold front moves eastwards into
the Bight. Winds will increase again Tuesday night as another cold front
affects southern parts of the South West Land Division.
The Severe Weather Warning for parts of the South East Coastal forecast
district has been cancelled, 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.