The following alert has been issued by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES).
Time of issue: 08:58 PM
Date of issue: 01 December 2018
Cancellation of severe thunderstorms warning for parts of the Goldfields-Midlands, Pilbara
As at 01/12/2018 20:43:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advises the severe thunderstorms warning the North Interior and South Interior districts has been cancelled.
The immediate threat of severe thunderstorms has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.
To date, DFES has received minimal calls for assistance.
At 01/12/2018 20:43:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised Thunderstorms continue through the Interior, no longer expected to be severe. At 8:30pm satellite imagery showed an area of thunderstorms continuing through the Interior, however these are unlikely to be severe. Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in WA.
ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:
Roads have not been closed.
Take extra care on the roads and do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.
Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting your local Shire.
WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:
- DFES is monitoring the situation.
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:
- If your home has been badly damaged by a storm, call the SES on 132 500
- In a life threatening situation call 000
After a storm SES volunteers make temporary repairs to homes that have been badly damaged, such as roofs that have been ripped off or large fallen trees on homes or cars. Please contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.
KEEP UP TO DATE:
Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
No further updates will be issued.