SES Volunteers Association of WA

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08/07/2010 – Severe Weather Warning Update

SEVERE WEATHER WARNING for Damaging Winds For people in areas southwest of a line Kalbarri to Cunderdin to Albany including the Perth metropolitan area, Geraldton, Mandurah, Bunbury, Busselton and Albany. Issued at 10:10 am on Thursday 8 July 2010

An approaching cold front is expected to cause damaging wind gusts to 90 kilometres per hour tonight and into Friday. Heavy rain, localised stronger gusts with thunderstorms and small hail are also possible.  Severe winds are no longer expected on the leading front that is expected through Perth during the middle part of today although a period of heavy rain is likely.  State Emergency Service [SES] advises people to secure loose objects, move vehicles under cover and stay inside away from windows. If caught outside find shelter away from trees, powerlines, storm water drains and streams.  Boat owners should make sure their boats are securely moored. Take extra care on the roads. If driving through heavy rain slow down and turn your lights on or if visibility becomes low pull over and park until it passes. For SES assistance call 132 500. For more safety tips visit


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