As at 6.23pm on Saturday 30 January 2016 the Bureau of Meteorology advises the severe thunderstorm warning for people in an area bounded by Gascoyne Junction to Paraburdoo to Newman to Yalgoo to Morawa to Billabong Roadhouse to Gascoyne Junction, including people in or near Newman has been cancelled.
Whilst thunderstorm activity will continue over the area, it is not expected to be severe.
The immediate threat of severe thunderstorms has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings issued if necessary.
Since 2pm WST Saturday, Morawa airport recorded 50.6mm of rainfall and Gutha West 53.6mm of rainfall.
To date,DFES has has received minimal calls for assistance.
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:
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.
No further updates will be issued.
The specified alert has expired and is no longer active.
A new alert may have been issued for this incident.
Please visit the Alerts and Warnings page for the latest information.
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