PERTH continues to be battered by storms this morning, but some relief from wind, rain and hail is expected to come later today.
It’s the third storm to hit the metro area in four days.
The Bureau of Meteorology expects damaging winds, surf and high tides to batter the coast until early Tuesday afternoon.
Cape Naturaliste recorded windgusts of 98km/h overnight while Cape Leeuwin recorded gusts of 96km/h.
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Meanwhile, it continues to blow a gale in Perth with windgusts of up to 40km/h expected.
People in the southwest of WA experience a front as windy as this about 5 times per year.
While winds are expected to ease later today – keep hold of those umbrellas as the rain is expected to hang around until Friday.
A wet & windy start to the day for many in #Perth, but things will slowly improve as showers & winds ease this afternoon. #Perth has now had 3 consecutive days of 15mm or more, & that's the 1st time in 4 years this has occurred in June. #Perthweather https://t.co/ZVUJFZ0xZc pic.twitter.com/ceDz4meBgc
— Bureau of Meteorology, Western Australia (@BOM_WA) June 11, 2019
This morning Perth had already recorded 14mm of rain since 9am yesterday, while Mandurah had recorded 15mm, Bickley 41mm and Karnet more than 20mm.
The temperature will hit a high of 16 degrees today, before reaching an expected 18 degrees on Wednesday and Thursday.
It’s expected to hit a balmy 19 degrees on Friday.
However, better things are expected this weekend – with light winds, a small chance of a shower and a high of 20 predicted for Saturday.