Severe Weather Warning

IDW28001

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Cancellation of
Severe Weather Warning
for people in the South West forecast district

Issued at 3:06 pm WST on Saturday 29 August 2015.

People in parts of WA southwest of a line from Bunbury to Walpole are advised that the Severe Weather Warning for damaging winds has been CANCELLED.

Weather Situation

The cold front has now weakened and moved to the southeast.

Showers are still likely but damaging winds are no longer expected.

The Severe Weather Warning for the South West forecast district has been cancelled, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:

  • Keep away from flooded drains, rivers, streams and waterways.
  • Be careful of fallen trees, damaged buildings and debris.
  • Be carefull of fallen power lines. They are dangerous and should always be treated as live.
  • Assess your home, car and property for damage.
  • If damage has occurred take photos and contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.

If your home or property has significant damage, like a badly damaged roof or flooding, call the SES on 132 500.

No further warnings will be issued for this event.

This warning is also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's web site at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 213.

The Bureau and Department of Fire and Emergency Services would appreciate this warning being broadcast regularly.