Wild weather set to continue as Bureau reissues severe weather warning

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THE Bureau of Meteorology has reissued a severe weather warning for Perth and surrounding areas.

A deep low-pressure system will move eastwards to the south of the State, with winds tipped to increase again during this afternoon and evening, mainly over the lower west and western south coasts.

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Radar and satellite imagery shows cold squally showers and thunderstorms on the west coast, south of Lancelin.

Damaging winds of up to 125km/h are expected over coastal areas from Lancelin to Walpole, and will extend to areas west of Lancelin from Katanning to Bremer Bay during the evening.

Dangerous gusts in excess of 125km/h that could cause significant damage or destruction are possible near the west coast between Busselton and Albany during Friday evening.

Tides between Lancelin and Walpole are likely to rise above the normal high tide mark with very rough seas and potential flooding of low lying coastal areas.

Showers and thunderstorms likely to produce moderate to heavy rainfall during Friday.

Rainfall totals in the 24 hours to 9am Saturday are generally expected to be between 10 and 25 mm between Lancelin and Albany.

Locations which may be affected include Albany, Bunbury, Mandurah, Manjimup, Margaret River, Mount Barker and Perth.