Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in the
South East Coastal and parts of the
Goldfields and
Eucla districts.

Issued at 4:56 am Thursday, 11 May 2017.

A rainband will lie over southern Goldfields, eastern South East Coastal Districts and the western Eucla during Thursday.

HEAVY RAINFALL that may lead to FLASH FLOODING is possible during Thursday.

A Flood Watch has also been issued, for further details please refer to http://www.bom.gov.au/wa/warnings/.

Conditions will ease during Thursday afternoon.

Locations which may be affected include Esperance, Norseman, Israelite Bay and Salmon Gums.

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.