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  • Cancellation Severe Weather Warning for Lower West and South West Fri 25 Sep 2020

    Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
    TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST
    
    Cancellation Severe Weather Warning 
    
    for Lower West and South West districts.
    
    Issued at 8:34 am Friday, 25 September 2020.
    
    Winds have eased across the Darling Scarp.
    
    Weather Situation
    Gusty conditions over the Darling Scarp and foothills earlier Friday morning have now eased and the warning is CANCELLED.
    cancellation severe weather warning for the following areas:
    Lower West and South West
    The immediate threat of severe weather has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.
     This weather is not typical for this time of the year and winds may cause damage to property and make road conditions hazardous.
     Gooseberry Hill recorded a wind gust of 87 km/h at 2:00am AWST Friday.
     Perth Airport recorded a wind gust of 78 km/h at 3:36am AWST Friday.
    
    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.