Weather Warnings - Severe Thunderstorm Warning


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
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Cancellation Severe Thunderstorm Warning

for Pilbara, Gascoyne and South Interior districts.

Issued at 8:28 pm Thursday, 18 February 2021.

Heavy rainfall and damaging winds risk has eased over central parts of the State and the warning is CANCELLED..

Weather Situation
Thunderstorm activity over the inland Pilbara and western Interior has eased and is no longer expected to be severe.
cancellation severe thunderstorm warning for the following areas:
Pilbara, Gascoyne and South Interior
Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in WA.
The immediate threat of severe thunderstorms has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.
The overall weather pattern is not unusual for this time of year but severe weather may occur in some parts of the warning area.

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.

No further warnings will be issued for this event.
Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 210. The Bureau and Department of Fire and Emergency Services would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.
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