Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Severe Weather Warning
for people in the Gascoyne and Central Wheat Belt forecast districts.
Issued at 3:51 pm WST on Sunday 21 September 2014.
People in parts of WA bounded by Murchison to Sandstone to Southern Cross to Beacon to Murchison are advised that the Severe Weather Warning for damaging winds has been CANCELLED.
Gusty northwesterly winds are still possible ahead of the passage of the cold
front however damaging wind gusts are no longer expected.
A wind gust of 93 kilometres per hour was reported from Southern Cross at 12:30
A wind gust of 89 kilometres per hour was reported from Mount Magnet at 1:00 pm.
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.