High winds and heavy rainfall hits much of #Perth and across WA as storms arrive

Screenshot from 2018-05-24 23-13-45.pngTHOUSANDS were left without power tonight as predicted storms and heavy rains lashed down – spelling the end of a 17-day dry spell.

Lightning could be seen across much of the state as a storm front moved in early this evening and within an hour or so heavy rains had filled up gauges around the state.

Mandurah copped the brunt of the early rain across the metropolitan area registering 8.8mm between 5.30pm and 8.10pm and that didn’t ease up, with the gauge filling up to 26.6mm by 10pm.

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