Cyclone Seroja sparks storm surge warning as WA communities urged to evacuate

Cyclone Seroja sparks storm surge warning as WA communities urged to evacuate

The Guardian

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Buildings in state’s mid west aren’t designed to withstand dangerous winds, authorities stress

Communities in Western Australia’s mid-west have been urged to evacuate before the arrival of Tropical Cyclone Seroja, which is set to bring gales, heavy rain and storm tides as it reaches land.

Seroja is forecast to make landfall on Sunday afternoon as a category two cyclone, packing destructive winds with gusts of up to 150km/h at its centre as it hits the coast.

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