SEVERE WEATHER WARNING
for Flash Flooding and Locally Damaging Winds. For people in parts of WA southwest of a line Jurien Bay to Kellerberrin to Hopetoun including the Perth metropolitan area, Mandurah, Bunbury, Bussleton and Albany.
Issued at 11:00 am on Sunday 29 May 2011
A strong cold front will cross over the southwest of the state late Sunday night and in the early hours of Monday morning. It is expected to produce SQUALLY THUNDERSTORMS that may cause FLASH FLOODING AND DAMAGING WINDS to 110 kilometres per hour that could result in damage to property.
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 area securely moored. Take extra care on the roads as flooding is possible. 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 www.fesa.wa.gov.au