Severe Thunderstorm Warning


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Cancellation of
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
for the Gascoyne, Goldfields, Central West and Central Wheat Belt forecast districts

Issued at 9:43 pm WST on Thursday 26 November 2015.

People in parts of WA in an area bounded by Mullewa to Murchison to Meekatharra to Wiluna to Mount Jackson to Beacon to Morawa to Mullewa are advised that the Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been CANCELLED. This includes people in or near Meekatharra.

Thunderstorm and shower activity is continuing in the area and whilst gusty winds and heavy showers may occur, SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE NO LONGER EXPECTED.

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 careful 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.

The immediate threat of severe thunderstorms has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings issued if necessary.

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

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