WA hit by wild weather

WA hit by wild weather

The WA State Emergency Service has received more than 200 calls for help, with a storm lashing Perth and the southern coast of Western Australia.

The storm has collapsed and torn off rooves of homes and schools, with the Avonvale Primary School at Northam closing today due to damage.

Around 50,000 were affected by power outages, while 7000 remained without power this morning.

Wind speeds of up to 100km per hour were recorded in the Perth metro area, but the weather bureau says these should begin to ease.

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