Severe weather warning issued for Busselton region

by admin on November 20th, 2018

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AS at 3.21pmon Friday the Bureau of Meteorology advisedadeep low pressure system will move South of Albany and an associated strong cold front will move over South West parts of WA during Saturday.
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The front is expected to be windier than a typical front and is likely to produce the kind of weather that is around twice a year.

If you livein an area South West of a line from Mandurah to Hyden to Israelite Bayyoushould take action and stay safe with severe weatherto come.

This includes people in Mandurah, Narrogin, Katanning, Bridgetown, Margaret River, Busselton, Bunbury, Albany, Esperanceand surrounding areas.

This weather system is likely to cause widespread damaging winds to 100 kilometres per hour that could result in damage to homes and property.

In isolated areas dangerous gusts in excess of 125 kilometres per hour could cause significant damage or destruction to homes and property.

Damaging winds are likely to develop South West of a line Busselton to Windy Harbour between 3am and 5am Saturday, and extend to south west of a line Mandurah to Hyden to Israelite Bay after 8am Saturday.

Small hail is possible, with thunderstorms likely south of a line Bunbury to Esperance.

Dangerous surf conditions are likely which could cause significant beach erosion.

Storms may be accompanied by damaging winds and small hail.

This is unusual weatherthat is likely to causedamage to homes and make travel dangerous.

What to do

Ifoutside find safe shelter away from trees, powerlines, storm water drains and streams.

Close your curtains and blinds, and stay inside away from windows.

Unplug electrical appliances and avoid using landline telephones if there is lightning.

If there is flooding, create your own sandbags by using pillow cases filled with sand and place them around doorways to protect your home.

If boating, swimming or surfing leave the water.

If driving

Do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.

Slow down, turn your lights on and keep a safe distance from other drivers.

Be alert and watch for hazards on the road such as fallen powerlines and loose debris.

If it is raining heavily and you cannot see, pull over and park with your hazard lights on until the rain clears.

Take care in areas that have been flooded and be careful driving on gravel roads as surfaces will be slippery and muddy, and vehicles could become bogged.

What emergency services are doing

DFES is monitoring the situation.

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 State Emergency Service (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.

Keep up to date

Visitdfes.wa.gov419论坛, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter @dfes_wa or listen to news bulletins.

For the latest weather warnings visitbom.gov419论坛/wa/warningsor call 1300 659 213.

The next update will be provided when the situation changes.

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