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Storms sweep through WA

Heavy rain and wild winds are set to stay in Perth as another cold front approaches. 

The Bureau of Meteorology issued a severe weather warning at 9.07am for Perth and parts of the state’s south, with showers and isolated thunderstorms likely to produce damaging winds of 100km per hour or 115km per hour in coastal areas.

Locations which may be affected include Albany, Bunbury, Esperance, Katanning, Mandurah, Manjimup, Margaret River, Merredin, Moora, Mount Barker, Narrogin, Northam and Perth.

The most severe weather in the metropolitan area will move through Perth’s north coast near Ocean Reef, while Cape Leeuwin is likely to be the most affected southern area, with winds expected to reach up to 112km per hour.

Severe weather warning for damaging winds. Photo: Bureau of Meteorology.

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