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Severe weather warning issued for Mandurah and surrounds

Prepare for stormy weather as warning issued for Sunday. Photo: Activate Learning.An approaching low pressure system and cold front will produce areas of heavy rainfall southwest of a line from Bunbury to Walpole from about 5am Sunday morning, extending to remaining parts of the warning area by Sunday afternoon.
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The period of heaviest rain is expected to be from Sunday afternoon through to early Monday morning and may cause flash flooding.

A flood watch has been issued for the Southwest District, for further details please refer to http://梧桐夜网bom.gov419论坛/wa/warnings/.

From Sunday morning, windy conditions are expected in west coastal parts.

Damaging winds to 100 kilometres per hour could cause damage to homes and propertybetween Mandurah and Albany.

Damaging winds may develop during Sunday morning about the Southwest Capes, with the risk extending to remaining parts between Mandurah and Albany during Sunday afternoon. Conditions will ease late Sunday night or early Monday morning.

Higher than normal tides may cause flooding of low-lying coastal areasin the Geographe Bay area, including Busselton and Dunsborough on Sunday morning.

Moderate to heavy rain may extend northwards to include the Perth metropolitan area from about 5pm Sunday.

Rain will ease late Sunday or early Monday morning.

This is typical weather for this of year but winds and particularly the rain may cause damage to property and make road conditions hazardous.

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:

Store or weigh down loose objects such as outdoor furniture.

Have an emergency kit with a battery operated radio, torch, spare batteries and first aid kit.

Ensure pets and animals are in a safe area.

Move vehicles under cover.

Boat owners should securely moor their boats.

Campers should find shelter away from trees, power lines, storm water drains and streams.

If your home or property has significant damage, like a badly damaged roof or flooding, call the SES on 132 500.

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