If you live in an
area bounded by Meekatharra to Carnegie to Warburton to Leonora to Paynes
Find to Yalgoo to Meekatharra, you need to get ready now for the severe
thunderstorms coming this afternoon.
This includes people in or near Meekatharra and surrounding areas.
This weather is not unusual for this time of
year, but could damage homes and make travel dangerous.
WHAT TO DO:
DFES has these tips to help you and your family get ready now:
If you are away from home
contact family or friends to prepare your property
As at 9.32am on 24 March 2016 the Bureau of Meteorology advises that there is a risk of severe
thunderstorms developing this afternoon and continuing into the evening.
Storms may be accompanied by:
Storm could cause damage to homes and property.
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.
Media Contact: DFES
Media and Corporate Communications on 9225 5955
The specified alert has expired and is no longer active.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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