If you live in an area bounded by Kalbarri to
Mount Magnet to Mount Jackson to Jurien Bay and back to Kalbarri, you
should continue to take action and stay safe with more thunderstorms to
This includes people in in or near Northampton and surrounding areas.
This includes people on or near the
coast between Jurien Bay and Dongara but does not include coastal towns of
Kalbarri, Geraldton or Jurien Bay.
This is unusual weather that
is likely to cause damage to homes and make travel dangerous.
WHAT TO DO:
at 1.15pm on 17 March 2016 the Bureau of Meteorology
advises that there is a risk of severe thunderstorms developing from late
morning and continuing into this evening.
imagery at 12:50pm shows an area of thunderstorms near a line Dongara to Mount
Jackson. There are also some thunderstorms offshore between Dongara and Jurien
Bay, radar imagery indicates they may be DANGEROUS and they are currently
moving towards the coast near Leeman.
the coast south of Dongara and extending as far inland as Eneabba may be
the remainder of the warning area may be accompanied by:
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:
call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter @dfes_wa or listen to news
For the latest weather warnings visit www.bom.gov.au/wa/warnings or
call 1300 659 213.
The next update will be provided when the situation changes.
The specified alert has expired and is no longer active.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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