If you live in Central West and parts of Gascoyne, Lower West and Central Wheat Belt districts you should take action and stay safe with severe thunderstorms to come.
Locations which may be affected include Geraldton, Kalbarri, Moora, Northam, Mullewa, Northampton, Wongan Hills, Yalgoo and Yanchep.
WHAT TO DO:
At 26/03/2022 10:15:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised a trough will combine with a strong upper trough and low to produce extensive thunderstorm activity across parts of southwestern Western Australia today. Thunderstorm activity is expected to extend eastward later this afternoon and evening.Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds and heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding in the warning area over the next several hours
ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:
Some roads may be closed
Take extra care on the roads and do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.
Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by visiting the Main Roads Travel Map, calling 138 138 or by contacting your Local Government Authority.
WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:
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 or cars. Please contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.
KEEP UP TO DATE:
During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.
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