Source: Bureau of Meteorology

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

Issued at 4:03 pm Monday, 9 November 2020.

Damaging winds are expected over southern parts of the State overnight Monday and into Tuesday.

Weather Situation: A deep low pressure system and an associated pool of cold, unstable air will move south of the State during Monday night and Tuesday.

DAMAGING WINDS averaging 60 to 70 km/h are possible within the warning area with peak gusts to around 100 km/h, which could cause DAMAGE TO HOMES AND PROPERTY. Damaging winds will develop in western parts of the warning area, including Albany, from late Monday night and extend east during Tuesday, to include Esperance by around midday.

Showers and isolated squally thunderstorms are also expected to continue within the warning area with small hail possible.

Tides will be higher than expected, particularly during Tuesday morning around the time of high tide.

DAMAGING SURF CONDITIONS which could cause beach erosion will extend from the west during Monday night.

A cold front associated with the low pressure system is still moving through southern WA but has weakened, with thunderstorms no longer expected through inland areas.

This weather is typical of a winter-time cold front and low, but is occurring unseasonably late in the year.

Locations which may be affected include Albany, Esperance, Mount Barker, Jerramungup, Ravensthorpe and Walpole.

Severe weather is no longer occurring in the Great Southern district and the warning for this district is CANCELLED.

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.