Perth Weather Warning: Heavy Rain & Damaging Winds To Hit

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Weather warning announced for Perth and South West region.
Perth Weather Warning

Weather warning announced for Perth and South West region.

Perth and South West weather warning has been announced by the Bureau of Meteorology warning of heavy rain and damaging winds from this morning.

The Bureau of Meteorology this morning has issued a severe weather warning ahead of a cold front that is said to hit Perth and the South West this afternoon.

The front is forecast to bring with it heavy rainfall from late this morning that may cause flooding with up to 35mm forecast.

On top of heavy rainfall, damaging winds of up to 90km/h is also forecast.

Bureau of Meteorlogy warning

Issued at 4:54 am Friday, 9 July 2021.

Heavy rain and squally conditions for Perth and surrounds Friday afternoon.

Perth Weather Warning: Heavy Rain & Damaging Winds To Hit
Source: bom.gov.au

Locations which may be affected

  • Bunbury
  • Collie
  • Mandurah
  • Perth
  • Harvey
  • Yanchep

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.

Perth weather 7-day forecast

Luckily, it seems Perth will get the majority of the rain out of the way today ahead of the weekend. We can expect 2-4mm of rain on Saturday with mostly sunny conditions forecast for Sunday.

The rainfall from the week and the heavy rainfall forecast for today should mean that Perth will have perfect waterfall conditions for you to get out and explore Perth’s best waterfalls this weekend.

Unfortunately, the rain will be back to start the week.

  • Friday 9/7: Showers. Possible storm – Max 19
  • Saturday 10/7: A few showers clearing – Min 8, Max 18
  • Sunday 11/7: Mostly sunny – Min 6, Max 19
  • Monday 12/7: Showers and possible storm – Min 10, Max 20
  • Tuesday 13/7: Showers – Min 12, Max 19
  • Wednesday 14/7: Showers – Min 11, Max 18
  • Thirsday 15/7: Showers easing – Min 9, Max 17

More Perth news on SoPerth.com.au.

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