Cancellation of severe weather warning for parts of the Lower South West and Great Southern regions
As at 4.34pm 28 April 2016 the Bureau of Meteorology advises the severe weather warning between Albany to Katanning to Hopetoun has been cancelled.
A cold front which passed over the southwest of the State this afternoon and has moved to the east. Gusty showers are still likely but damaging winds are no longer expected. Wind gusts of 87 kilometres per hour have been reported from Cape Leeuwin at 10:40am. The immediate threat of severe weather has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings issued if necessary.
To date, DFES has not received any calls for assistance.
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 and cars. Please contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.
• For the latest weather warnings visit www.bom.gov.au/wa/warningsor call 1300 659 213.
• Information about road conditionsmay be available fromMain Roads WA on 138 138 or visit www.mainroads.wa.gov.au
No further updates will be issued.Publication Time: 28/04/2016 5:07 PM