Weather Warnings - Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

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Cancellation Of Severe Thunderstorm Warning

for Central West and Lower West districts.

Issued at 3:53 pm Friday, 12 April 2024.

Heavy rainfall has eased.

Weather Situation
A trough lies near the western WA coast and while there are still some thunderstorms near this, they are no longer severe.
cancellation of severe thunderstorm warning for the following areas:
Central West and Lower 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 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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