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South West put on notice for second thunderstorm warning in a week

Taylar AmoniniBusselton Dunsborough Times
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The South West has been issued another severe weather warning this week with locals put on notice for thunderstorms to hit the region tonight.

Thunderstorms and associated showers and damaging winds are expected this afternoon from Mandurah to Denmark, including Bunbury, Busselton, Collie, Dunsborough, Manjimup, Margaret River, Harvey and Walpole.

Damaging surf conditions causing significant beach erosion are also likely to occur with high tides expected along coastal towns.

According to the Bureau of Meteorology peak gusts to around 100km/h are possible which could cause damage to homes and properties and conditions should ease late Wednesday.

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The Department of Fire and Emergency Services advises people to stay indoors if possible, bring pets inside and be wary of hazards and loose debris.

DFES is monitoring the situation, to keep updates visit emergency.wa.gov.au or follow DFES Facebook and Twitter.

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