Source: Bureau of Meteorology

for DAMAGING WINDS and DAMAGING SURF

For people in parts of South West and South Coastal districts.

Issued at 2:42 pm Sunday, 4 July 2021.

Damaging winds and Damaging Surf are possible in parts of the South West and South Coastal districts on Monday.

Weather Situation: A low pressure system to the south of the state and an associated cold front is expected to move through Monday morning.

Showers and thunderstorms may cause DAMAGING WINDS, with peak gusts to around 100 km/h, and could cause DAMAGE TO HOMES AND PROPERTY on Monday morning, most likely about exposed coastal parts.

DAMAGING SURF CONDITIONS are likely which could cause SIGNIFICANT BEACH EROSION.

Tides are also expected to be higher than normal.

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

Locations which may be affected include Albany, Bunbury, Busselton, Margaret River, Dunsborough and Walpole.

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.