Duideka wrote:Very strange foul smelling mist outside....
-edit- already gone, that was really strange.. it was a mix of fog rain and mist and it smelt horrible, but was gone within 5 minutes.
I took a few pictures but they are no good.
SilverRain wrote:I can't believe both radars are down on a day like this. What if the predicted squally thunderstorms did eventuate? It's odd that the eastern capitals should all have modern Doppler radars while we are stuck with always malfunctioning radars.
Duideka wrote:In my sig Cannington. Have never seen anything like it before.
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
for Damaging Winds with locally Destructive gusts.
For people in the Goldfields, eastern southeast Coastal district and the western
Issued at 7:35 pm on Sunday 30 January 2011
People are advised that there is a risk of severe thunderstorms during Sunday
Storms may be accompanied DAMAGING WINDS that could result in DAMAGE TO
HOMES AND PROPERTY.
Wind gusts to 128 kilometres per hour have been reported from Norseman at 5:45pm
and to 89 kilometres per hour at Kalgoorlie at 6.55pm and to 91 kilometres per
hour at Leonora at 7.17pm..
WHAT TO DO
FESA State Emergency Service [SES] advises people to secure loose items, move
vehicles under cover and stay inside away from windows. If there is lightning
unplug electrical appliances and avoid using landline telephones. If caught
outside find shelter away from trees, powerlines, storm water drains and
streams. If driving through heavy rain slow down and turn your lights on or if
visibility becomes low pull over and park until it passes. For SES assistance
call 132 500. For more safety tips visit www.fesa.wa.gov.au
The next warning will be issued by 11:00 pm WST Sunday.
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