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Severe Thunderstorm Warning for WA

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

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Cancellation Severe Thunderstorm Warning
For people in Goldfields district.

Issued at 7:52 pm Wednesday, 13 March 2019.

Thunderstorms are no longer expected to be severe over the northeastern Goldfields.

Thunderstorm activity will continue over the northeastern Goldfields but is no longer expected to be severe.

The situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.

Leinster recorded 36.6mm of rain between 5pm and 6pm Western Standard Time.

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Keep away from flooded drains, rivers, streams and waterways.
* Be careful of fallen trees, damaged buildings and debris.
* Be careful of fallen power lines. They are dangerous and should always be treated as live.
* Assess your home, car and property for damage.
* If damage has occurred take photos and contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.
* If your home or property has significant damage, like a badly damaged roof or flooding, call the SES on 132 500.


Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 213. The Bureau and Department of Fire and Emergency Services would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.

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