Weather Warnings - Fire Weather Warning
Fire Weather Warning
for the Gascoyne Inland, Goldfields and South Interior fire weather districts.
Issued at 2:30 am WST on Monday 5 December 2016.
Very hot with fresh and gusty west to northwesterly winds in the afternoon.
For the rest of Monday 5 December:
Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire weather districts:
Gascoyne Inland, Goldfields and South Interior
The Department of Fire and Emergency Services advises you to:
- Action your Bushfire Survival Plan now.
- Monitor the fire and weather situation through your local radio station,
www.dfes.wa.gov.au and www.bom.gov.au.
- Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency.
For information on preparing for bushfires go to www.dfes.wa.gov.au.
No further warnings will be issued for this event, but the situation will
continue to be monitored and further warnings issued if necessary.
Trampolines have flown into powerlines and a lightning strike has reportedly caused a house fire as a severe thunderstorm tracks from Sydney all along the coast up to northern NSW.
Those who blamed last week's blackout in South Australia on renewable energy are dead wrong.
Thunderstorms are affecting six states and territories this afternoon, four of which are under warning for severe storms.