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Weather Warnings - Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Cancellation of
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
for the South Interior forecast district.

Issued at 11:19 pm WST on Saturday 19 March 2016.

People in the Interior of WA in the vicinity of Giles are advised that the warning has been cancelled.

Thunderstorms are continuing in the area and although gusty winds and heavy
rainfall are possible SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE NO LONGER EXPECTED.

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 careful 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.

The immediate threat of severe thunderstorms has passed, but the situation will
continue to be monitored and further warnings issued if necessary.

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.
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