Weather

Severe Weather Warning for WA

4 October 2019 18:15 WST

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
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Cancellation Severe Weather Warning

for Central West, Lower West, Great Southern and Central Wheat Belt districts.

Issued at 6:15 pm Friday, 4 October 2019.

The deep low has moved inland and winds are easing.

Weather Situation
A deep low pressure system is currently located over land east of Mandurah and should continue moving east southeast and weaken.
cancellation severe weather warning for the following areas:
Central West, Lower West, Great Southern and Central Wheat Belt
Severe weather is no longer occurring in WA. However, strong and gusty winds are still possible on the Perth coast for the remainder of this evening and early Saturday.
The immediate threat of severe weather has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.
Rottnest Island recorded a wind gust of 107 km/h at 2:25 pm AWST.
Ocean Reef recorded a wind gust of 104 km/h at 4:00 pm AWST.
Several other locations have recorded wind gusts between 90 and 100 km/h.

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.