Two cold fronts for Perth,Western Australia

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Severe weather can be expected in Perth,Western Australia as two cold fronts will hit Perth,Western Australia.The Bureau of Meteorology has released a warning for Perth,Western Australia stating:


Severe Weather Warning

IDW28001

Severe Weather Warning
for destructive winds and heavy rain
for people in the Central West, Lower West, South West, South Coastal, South East Coastal, Great Southern and Central Wheat Belt forecast districts
Issued at 11:01 pm WST on Thursday 25 July 2013.
For people in parts of WA southwest of a line from Kalbarri to Southern Cross to Israelite Bay. This includes people in, near or between the following towns: Kalbarri, Northampton, Geraldton, Jurien Bay, Dalwallinu, York, Southern Cross, Narrogin, Katanning, Margaret River, Busselton, Bunbury, Albany, Esperance, Mandurah and the Perth Metropolitan area.

Weather Situation
A cold front is expected to approach the west coast during the early hours of Friday morning and move across the South West Land Division during the course of the day. During Friday afternoon a secondary cold front will move across the southwest of the state.

The first front is likely to cause WIDESPREAD DAMAGING WINDS to 100 kilometres per hour that could result in DAMAGE TO HOMES AND PROPERTY. In isolated areas DANGEROUS GUSTS in excess of 125 kilometres per hour could cause SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE OR DESTRUCTION TO HOMES AND PROPERTY. DAMAGING WINDS are likely to develop near the Southwest Capes around midnight, reaching remaining parts of the west coast from Kalbarri to Walpole by about 4am, and extending inland to remaining areas during Friday morning.

The first front is also likely to cause HEAVY RAINFALL that may lead to FLASH FLOODING in the Lower West and South West forecast districts early Friday morning.

The passage of the secondary front is also likely to cause WIDESPREAD DAMAGING WINDS to 100 kilometres per hour that could result in DAMAGE TO HOMES AND PROPERTY southwest of a line Jurien Bay to Bremer Bay on Friday afternoon. DAMAGING WINDS will extend to southwest of a line Dongara to Paynes Find to Israelite Bay by the evening. This system is likely to produce higher sustained winds and more frequent squalls than the first front.

Large swells will accompany the secondary front leading to DANGEROUS SURF CONDITIONS which could cause significant beach erosion along the west coast south of Kalbarri.

People in the south of WA experience a system as windy as this about 5 times per year.

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 there is flooding, create your own sandbags by using pillow cases filled with sand and place them around doorways to protect your home.
If boating, swimming or surfing leave the water.
Do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.
Slow down and turn your headlights on.
Be alert and watch for hazards on the road such as fallen power lines and loose debris.
If it is raining heavily and you can not see, pull over and park with your hazard lights on until the rain clears.
If your home or property has significant damage, like a badly damaged roof or flooding, call the SES on 132 500.

The next warning will be issued by 5:00 am WST Friday.
This warning is also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's web site at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 213.

The Bureau and Department of Fire and Emergency Services would appreciate this warning being broadcast regularly.

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