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Perth weather warning: BoM forecasts heavy rain, damaging winds for WA as ex-tropical Cyclone Mangga approaches

Perth weather warning: BoM forecasts heavy rain, damaging winds for WA as ex-tropical Cyclone Mangga approaches

West Australians are being warned to organize for harmful weather with damaging winds and rain predicted to lash the state’s coast on Sunday and Monday.

The state is bracing for the wildest autumn weather in years as the remnants of a tropical cyclone collide with a chilly entrance to whip up damaging winds, heavy rain and big waves.

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The stays of ex-category one tropical cyclone Mangga are anticipated to mix with a chilly entrance to the south, creating harmful weather, with wind gusts between as much as 100okay/ph attainable for practically the entire of the west coast.

“Dangerous winds could cause significant damage or destruction to homes and property,” an Emergency WA assertion mentioned on Sunday.

The Bureau of Meteorology says sturdy and squally winds will hit the state’s north on Sunday morning, then transfer south to Perth and Albany within the afternoon and night.

Residents in coastal areas between Exmouth and Augusta are particularly warned of the potential of a harmful storm tide.

Peak wave heights in extra of eight metres are predicted for the southwest coast on Monday, inflicting important seaside erosion.

“This is a rare event for WA due to the extent of the area affected and the possibility of multiple areas of dangerous weather,” the BoM mentioned.

“A similar event to this one occurred in June 2012, which led to over 600 calls for assistance and over 170 000 homes losing power.”

People are urged to organize their properties, and guarantee pets and animals are in a secure space, and never drive within the circumstances.

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