The warning for parts of the Midwest-Gascoyne and Perth Metropolitan has been cancelled. A warning remains for parts of the South West, Lower South West and Great Southern due to severe weather expected early Tuesday morning.
The following alert has been issued by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES).
Time of issue: 04:01 PM
Date of issue: 02 July 2018
Cancellation of severe weather warning for parts of the Midwest-Gascoyne, Perth Metropolitan
As at 02/07/2018 15:30:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advises the severe weather warning for parts of the Central West and Lower West districts has been cancelled.
Severe weather is currently not occurring in WA.
WHAT TO DO:
Now the severe weather has passed, DFES advises you to:
- Keep away from flooded drains, rivers,streams and waterways.
- Be careful of fallen trees, damaged buildings and debris.
- Keep clear of fallen powerlines, they are dangerous and should always be treated as live.
- Assess your home, car and property for damage.
- Check to see if your neighbour needs help.
- If damage has occurred, take photos and contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.
- If your home has significant damage, like a badly damaged roof or flooding, call the SES on 132 500.
At 02/07/2018 15:30:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised the immediate threat of severe weather has passed, however winds are expected to increase again southwest of a line from Bunbury to Albany from early Tuesday morning. Please refer to the current warning for parts of the South West, Lower South West and Great Southern.
ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:
Some roads may be 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.
- Emergency services have answered more than 40 calls for help since 3:50pm yesterday.
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, 6PR, or listen to news bulletins.
No further updates will be issued.