Cancellation of severe weather warning for parts of the Lower South West, Great Southern

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Cancellation of severe weather warning for parts of the Lower South West, Great Southern

As at 27/07/2017 04:45:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advises the severe weather warning for Albany, Mount Barker, Bremer Bay, Gnowangerup, Jerramungup, Walpole and surrounding areas has been cancelled.

Severe weather is no longer occurring in these areas and the warning has been cancelled.

To date, DFES has received minimal calls for assistance.


WEATHER DETAILS:

At 27/07/2017 04:45:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised a weakening cold front is passing along the south coast. While gusty conditions, thunderstorms and dangerous surf will continue, the warning for damaging winds has been cancelled. The immediate threat of severe weather has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Some roads may be closed.

Take extra care on the roads and do notĀ drive into water of unknown depth and current.

Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visitingĀ www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or your local Shire.

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 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 or cars. Please contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.

KEEP UP TO DATE:
Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/,

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