The following alert has been issued by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES).
Time of issue: 06:57 PM
Date of issue: 19 April 2019
Cancellation of damaging winds warning for parts of the Goldfields-Midlands
As at 19/04/2019 18:43:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advises the damaging winds warning the Goldfields district has been cancelled.
Severe weather is no longer occurring in WA.
To date, DFES has received minimal calls for assistance.
At 19/04/2019 18:43:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised A deep surface trough has moved east through the Eucla and Southern Interior during Friday, bringing gusty winds and areas of raised dust. Conditions have now eased and will continue to do so over for the remainder of Friday evening and the warning is cancelled. The immediate threat of severe weather has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.
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 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.