Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Lower West, South West, South Coastal, Great Southern and parts of Central West, South East Coastal and Central Wheat Belt districts.

Issued at 2:45 pm Sunday, 9 June 2019.

A series of cold fronts could produce DAMAGING WINDS, DAMAGING SURF and ABNORMALLY HIGH TIDES in parts of the South West Land Division from Sunday afternoon, continuing through Monday.

Weather Situation: A series of cold fronts will move over the southwest of the State from late Sunday afternoon and extend east across the South West Land Division during Monday.

Thunderstorms and showers associated with a first cold front may produce DAMAGING WINDS to 100 kilometres per hour which could cause DAMAGE TO HOMES AND PROPERTY along the south coast and adjacent parts west of Hopetoun from late Sunday afternoon.

A second cold front will extend across the southwest of the State from early Monday morning through to Monday afternoon and may produce DAMAGING WINDS to 100 kilometres per hour which could cause DAMAGE TO HOMES AND PROPERTY. DAMAGING WINDS are most likely over coastal and adjacent areas between Jurien Bay and Hopetoun, however may extend to inland areas with the passage of the cold front.

DAMAGING SURF conditions are continuing and could cause BEACH EROSION between Denham and Israelite Bay.

Moderate to heavy rainfall is expected with the passage of the second front on Monday with falls between 20 and 35 mm possible along the west coast south of Geraldton.

Locations which may be affected include Albany, Bunbury, Busselton, Katanning, Mandurah, Manjimup, Margaret River, Moora, Mount Barker, Narrogin, Northam and Perth.

People in the southwest of WA experience a front 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 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.