Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of North Interior and South Interior districts.

Issued at 10:29 am Sunday, 16 January 2022.
EX-TROPICAL CYCLONE BRINGS HEAVY FALLS AND WINDY WEATHER TO THE INTERIOR.

Weather Situation:
At 10:00 am Ex-Tropical Cyclone Tiffany was moving southeastwards over the North Interior into the South Interior and Northern Territory. Ex-Tropical Cyclone Tiffany will remain a deep tropical low as it tracks to the southeast during Sunday towards South Australia.

HEAVY RAINFALL which may lead to FLASH FLOODING is expected over the North Interior and South Interior during Sunday.
This system has cleared from the Kimberley however thunderstorm and shower activity is still expected in the area.

DAMAGING WIND GUSTS up to 100 km/h with thunderstorms are also possible throughout the warning area.

A Flood Watch for the Kimberley and eastern Desert regions is also current. Refer to http://www.bom.gov.au/wa/warnings/ for all current warnings.

Locations which may be affected include Kiwirrkura and Giles.

People in the north of WA may experience this type of weather each year at this time but winds and rain may cause damage to property and make road conditions hazardous.

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* If outside find safe shelter away from trees, power lines, storm water drains and streams.
* Close your curtains and blinds, and stay inside away from windows.
* Unplug electrical appliances and do not use land line telephones if there is lightning.
* If boating, swimming or surfing leave the water.
* Be alert and watch for hazards on the road such as fallen power lines and loose debris.
* Keep away from flooded drains, rivers, streams and waterways.
* Be careful of fallen trees, damaged buildings and debris.
* Be careful of fallen power lines. They are dangerous and should always be treated as live.
* Assess your home, car and property for damage.
* If damage has occurred take photos and contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.
* If your home or property has significant damage, like a badly damaged roof or flooding, call the SES on 132 500.