Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in South Coastal and parts of South East Coastal and Great Southern districts.

Issued at 8:27 am Monday, 13 June 2022.
Damaging winds across southern WA.

Weather Situation: A deep low southeast of Albany is generating damaging winds across parts of southern WA. This low will track eastward parallel the southern coast during today and gradually weaken.

DAMAGING WINDS averaging 60 to 70 km/h with peak gusts of around 100 km/h are likely along coastal parts parts of southern WA. Over inland parts, strong westerly winds with
DAMAGING gusts over 90 km/h are possible.

Damaging winds about the Southwest district have eased in the past few hours.
Expect conditions to ease from the west through the day, and ease throughout the warning area by this evening.

Locations which may be affected include Albany, Esperance, Katanning, Mount Barker, Ravensthorpe and Walpole.

Severe weather is no longer occurring in the South West district and the warning for this district is CANCELLED.

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* If outside find safe shelter away from trees, power lines, storm water drains and streams.
* Close your curtains and blinds, and stay inside away from windows.
* Unplug electrical appliances and do not use land line telephones if there is lightning.
* If boating, swimming or surfing leave the water.
* Be alert and watch for hazards on the road such as fallen power lines and loose debris.
* 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.