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Smoke Alert Advice for for Great Northern Highway, 30 kilometres east of Roebuck Plains Roadhouse in the SHIRE OF BROOME. in Kimberley

Category: Other
Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Great Northern Highway, 30 kilometres east of Roebuck Plains Roadhouse in the SHIRE OF BROOME.
Content:

The following alert has been issued by Department of Fire and Emergency Services WA.


Time of issue: 04:16 PM
Date of issue: 16 June 2021


Smoke Alert for Great Northern Highway, 30 kilometres east of Roebuck Plains Roadhouse in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

  • A Smoke Alert has been issued for people travelling along Great Northern Highway, 30 kilometres east of Roebuck Plains Roadhouse in the SHIRE OF BROOME.
  • The smoke is the result of a bushfire burning in the area.
  • The smoke is expected to clear over the coming days.


WHAT TO DO:

  • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
  • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
  • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.
  • If you cannot see clearly, pull over, keep your headlights and hazard lights on, and wait until the smoke clears.
  • If you have a respiratory condition and you have been affected by smoke you should contact your local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads have not been closed.


Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting your Local Government Authority.


KEEP UP TO DATE:
Visit emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: facebook.com/dfeswa, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, or news bulletins.

During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.

No further updates will be issued unless the situation changes.


END

Posted 15 hours ago

Smoke Alert Advice for for parts of EATON in the SHIRE OF DARDANUP in South West

Category: Other
Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for parts of EATON in the SHIRE OF DARDANUP
Content:

The following alert has been issued by Department of Fire and Emergency Services WA.


Time of issue: 09:09 AM
Date of issue: 16 June 2021


Smoke Alert for parts of EATON in the SHIRE OF DARDANUP

  • A Smoke Alert has been issued for parts of EATON in the SHIRE OF DARDANUP 
  • The smoke is the result of vehicle fire.
  • The smoke is expected to clear within the coming hours. 


WHAT TO DO:

  • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
  • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
  • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.
  • If you cannot see clearly, pull over, keep your headlights and hazard lights on, and wait until the smoke clears.
  • If you have a respiratory condition and you have been affected by smoke you should contact your local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.
A number of roads have been closed including:

  • Cowin Gardens

Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting your Local Government Authority.


KEEP UP TO DATE:
Visit emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: facebook.com/dfeswa, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, or news bulletins.

During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.

No further updates will be issued unless the situation changes.


END

Posted 22 hours ago

After Storm: Cancellation for South West, Lower South West

Category: Storm
Alert Summary: Cancellation of severe weather warning for parts of the South West, Lower South West
Content:

The following alert has been issued by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES).

Please note this alert has been cancelled


Time of issue: 12:03 PM
Date of issue: 10 June 2021

Cancellation of severe weather warning for parts of the South West, Lower South West
The severe weather warning for people in the South West district has been cancelled.

WHAT TO DO:
DFES advises you to:

  • Keep away from flooded drains, rivers,streams and waterways.
  • Be careful of fallen trees, damaged buildings and debris.
  • Keep clear of fallen powerlines, they are dangerous and should always be treated as live.
  • Assess your home, car and property for damage.
  • Check to see if your neighbour needs help.
  • If damage has occurred, take photos and contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.
  • If your home has significant damage, like a badly damaged roof or flooding, call the SES on 132 500.


WEATHER DETAILS:
At 10/06/2021 11:28:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised a low pressure system to the south of the state is moving away and into the Southern Ocean. The morning high tide has passed and conditions in coastal areas are easing. The immediate threat of severe weather has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary. Busselton - Port Geographe recorded a tide of 1.9 m at 7:55 am Thursday, this is 0.46 m above the usual high tide mark.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Some roads may be closed



Take extra care on the roads and do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.

Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting your Local Government Authority.


WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

  • DFES is monitoring the situation.
  • Emergency services have answered more than 42 calls for help since 5am yesterday.
  • SES Volunteers respond on a priority basis and people are asked to remain patient.


IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

  • If it is safe to do so, please do what you can to help yourself before calling the SES for assistance.
  • If your home has been badly damaged by a storm, call the SES on 132 500.
  • In a life threatening situation call 000.
After a storm SES volunteers make temporary repairs to homes that have been badly damaged, such as roofs that have been ripped off or large fallen trees on homes or cars. Please contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.

KEEP UP TO DATE:

Visit emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: facebook.com/dfeswa, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, or news bulletins.

During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.



No further updates will be issued.


END

Posted 4:03am - 10 Jun 2021

Storm - Take Action Now for South West, Lower South West

Category: Storm
Alert Summary: Take action with severe weather coming in parts of the South West, Lower South West
Content:

The following alert has been issued by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES).

Please note changes to warning area and WEATHER DETAILS section


Time of issue: 08:48 AM
Date of issue: 10 June 2021


Take action with severe weather coming in parts of the South West, Lower South West

If you live in parts of South West district. you should take action and stay safe with severe weather to come.


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


While winds of this intensity are not unusual in winter, it is uncommon for them to occur from a northerly direction.


WHAT TO DO:
DFES advises you to:

  • If outside find safe shelter away from trees, powerlines, storm water drains and streams.
  • Close your curtains and blinds, and stay inside away from windows.
  • Unplug electrical appliances and avoid using landline telephones if there is lightning.
  • If there is flooding, create your own sandbags by using pillow cases filled with sand and place them around doorways to protect your home.
  • If boating, swimming or surfing leave the water.
IF DRIVING:
  • Do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.
  • Slow down, turn your lights on and keep a safe distance from other drivers.
  • Be alert and watch for hazards on the road such as fallen powerlines and loose debris.
  • If it is raining heavily and you cannot see, pull over and park with your hazard lights on until the rain clears.

Cancellation of severe weather warning for parts of the Perth Metropolitan, Lower South West
The severe weather warning for damaging winds are no longer occurring in the Lower South West district and the warning for this district has been cancelled.

WHAT TO DO:
DFES advises you to:

  • Keep away from flooded drains, rivers,streams and waterways.
  • Be careful of fallen trees, damaged buildings and debris.
  • Keep clear of fallen powerlines, they are dangerous and should always be treated as live.
  • Assess your home, car and property for damage.
  • Check to see if your neighbour needs help.
  • If damage has occurred, take photos and contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.
  • If your home has significant damage, like a badly damaged roof or flooding, call the SES on 132 500.


WEATHER DETAILS:
At 10/06/2021 08:21:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised A low pressure system lies to the south of the state is producing northwesterly winds and swell. HIGHER THAN NORMAL TIDES may cause FLOODING OF LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS, particularly the Geographe Bay area. Tides up to 0.5m above the usual high tide mark are currently occurring and expected to persist until 9:30 am Thursday. DAMAGING SURF CONDITIONS are likely which could cause SIGNIFICANT BEACH EROSION. Winds have eased across the region and damaging gusts are no longer expected. Wave and tide conditions will steadily ease from later Thursday morning.Damaging winds are no longer occurring in the Lower West district and the warning for this district is CANCELLED. Busselton - Port Geographe recorded a tide of 1.89 m at 6:15 am Thursday, this is 0.45 m above the usual high tide mark. Cape Naturaliste recorded a wind gust to 96 kilometres per hour at 8:02 pm Wednesday. Rottnest Island recorded a wind gust to 91 kilometres per hour at 11:53 pm Wednesday.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Some roads may be closed



Take extra care on the roads and do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.

Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting your Local Government Authority.


WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

  • DFES is monitoring the situation.
  • Emergency services have answered more than 42 calls for help since 5am yesterday.
  • SES Volunteers respond on a priority basis and people are asked to remain patient.


IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

  • If it is safe to do so, please do what you can to help yourself before calling the SES for assistance.
  • If your home has been badly damaged by a storm, call the SES on 132 500.
  • In a life threatening situation call 000.
After a storm SES volunteers make temporary repairs to homes that have been badly damaged, such as roofs that have been ripped off or large fallen trees on homes or cars. Please contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.

KEEP UP TO DATE:

Visit emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: facebook.com/dfeswa, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, or news bulletins.

During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.



Updates will be provided when the situation changes.


END

Posted 12:48am - 10 Jun 2021

After Storm: Cancellation for Perth Metropolitan, Lower South West

Category: Storm
Alert Summary: Take action with severe weather coming in parts of the South West, Lower South West
Content:

The following alert has been issued by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES).

Please note changes to warning area and WEATHER DETAILS section


Time of issue: 08:48 AM
Date of issue: 10 June 2021


Take action with severe weather coming in parts of the South West, Lower South West

If you live in parts of South West district. you should take action and stay safe with severe weather to come.


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


While winds of this intensity are not unusual in winter, it is uncommon for them to occur from a northerly direction.


WHAT TO DO:
DFES advises you to:

  • If outside find safe shelter away from trees, powerlines, storm water drains and streams.
  • Close your curtains and blinds, and stay inside away from windows.
  • Unplug electrical appliances and avoid using landline telephones if there is lightning.
  • If there is flooding, create your own sandbags by using pillow cases filled with sand and place them around doorways to protect your home.
  • If boating, swimming or surfing leave the water.
IF DRIVING:
  • Do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.
  • Slow down, turn your lights on and keep a safe distance from other drivers.
  • Be alert and watch for hazards on the road such as fallen powerlines and loose debris.
  • If it is raining heavily and you cannot see, pull over and park with your hazard lights on until the rain clears.

Cancellation of severe weather warning for parts of the Perth Metropolitan, Lower South West
The severe weather warning for damaging winds are no longer occurring in the Lower South West district and the warning for this district has been cancelled.

WHAT TO DO:
DFES advises you to:

  • Keep away from flooded drains, rivers,streams and waterways.
  • Be careful of fallen trees, damaged buildings and debris.
  • Keep clear of fallen powerlines, they are dangerous and should always be treated as live.
  • Assess your home, car and property for damage.
  • Check to see if your neighbour needs help.
  • If damage has occurred, take photos and contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.
  • If your home has significant damage, like a badly damaged roof or flooding, call the SES on 132 500.


WEATHER DETAILS:
At 10/06/2021 08:21:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised A low pressure system lies to the south of the state is producing northwesterly winds and swell. HIGHER THAN NORMAL TIDES may cause FLOODING OF LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS, particularly the Geographe Bay area. Tides up to 0.5m above the usual high tide mark are currently occurring and expected to persist until 9:30 am Thursday. DAMAGING SURF CONDITIONS are likely which could cause SIGNIFICANT BEACH EROSION. Winds have eased across the region and damaging gusts are no longer expected. Wave and tide conditions will steadily ease from later Thursday morning.Damaging winds are no longer occurring in the Lower West district and the warning for this district is CANCELLED. Busselton - Port Geographe recorded a tide of 1.89 m at 6:15 am Thursday, this is 0.45 m above the usual high tide mark. Cape Naturaliste recorded a wind gust to 96 kilometres per hour at 8:02 pm Wednesday. Rottnest Island recorded a wind gust to 91 kilometres per hour at 11:53 pm Wednesday.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Some roads may be closed



Take extra care on the roads and do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.

Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting your Local Government Authority.


WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

  • DFES is monitoring the situation.
  • Emergency services have answered more than 42 calls for help since 5am yesterday.
  • SES Volunteers respond on a priority basis and people are asked to remain patient.


IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

  • If it is safe to do so, please do what you can to help yourself before calling the SES for assistance.
  • If your home has been badly damaged by a storm, call the SES on 132 500.
  • In a life threatening situation call 000.
After a storm SES volunteers make temporary repairs to homes that have been badly damaged, such as roofs that have been ripped off or large fallen trees on homes or cars. Please contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.

KEEP UP TO DATE:

Visit emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: facebook.com/dfeswa, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, or news bulletins.

During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.



Updates will be provided when the situation changes.


END

Posted 12:48am - 10 Jun 2021
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