Weather Warnings - Severe Thunderstorm Warning


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
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Cancellation Severe Thunderstorm Warning

for Central West district.

Issued at 7:01 pm Wednesday, 19 February 2020.

Severe thunderstorms are NO LONGER affecting inland parts of the Central West district.

Weather Situation
At 7 pm radar imagery showed that severe thunderstorms have weakened in the area inland from Geraldton to Lancelin, but thunderstorm activity remains in the area.
cancellation severe thunderstorm warning for the following areas:
Central West
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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