Cloud spreading over WA's west with a frontal system is bringing strong winds & heavy rain. Cloud stretching from southern WA to western QLD in a trough is causing some showers & storms. Cloud in eastern VIC & southeast NSW in another trough is causing showers & the odd storm.
02:51 AEDT Strong winds have brought down trees and left homes without power as a significant weather system hit WA's west coast this morning. The Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) issued a severe weather warning this morning for a large chunk of the state including Perth, the Goldfields, Great Southern, parts of the Pilbara, Gascoyne and Central Wheat Belt districts. Perth experienced heavy rain while damaging winds blew trees onto the roofs of houses and cars in a pocket of the metropolitan area around Doubleview, Floreat and Wembley Downs.