Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning for WA
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
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Cancellation Of Severe Weather Warning
for Lower West and South West districts.
Issued at 8:55 am Sunday, 26 November 2023.
The risk of damaging wind gusts has now eased.
A surface trough extends off the coast to the north of Perth and a large high pressure system to the south has caused a strong easterly gradient over the southwest of the state. Fresh and gusty easterly winds will continue for the remainder of the morning, particularly along the escarpment in the Lower West and South West districts, but are no longer expected to be damaging.
cancellation of severe weather warning for the following areas:
Lower West and South West
Severe weather is no longer occurring in WA.
The immediate threat of severe weather has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.
An 87 km/h wind gust was recorded at Gooseberry Hill at 5:48 am.
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 132500.
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.