Breaking News: Wind gusts well over 110km/hr have swept through Perth, bringing down power lines, ripping off roofs and uprooting trees.

Western Power said at least 30,000 homes are without power and a number of intersections are in chaos, as traffic lights go down.

There are reports of severe damage to homes and buildings coming in.

Tens of thousands of people across the Perth. the mid-west and south-west of WA are without power, as a tropical low combines with a cold front to create a mega storm system.

Images shared to social media show damage is wide-spread across Perth.

Some roofs have ripped of sheds, homes and other buildings.

Debris has blown into power lines in some areas.

Strongest Wind gusts so far

Gooseberry Hill (Perth) 117km/h, Geraldton Airport 113km/h, North Island (Abrolhos Is) 109km/h, Cape Naturaliste 102km/h, Rottnest Is 102km/h, Carnarvon Airport 98km/h

Parts of a tin roof over power lines in St James.

More damage in Mandurah

Western Power and main roads are being called out to dozens of incident reports today.

Two extreme weather systems are engulfing WA tonight.

One an ex-tropical cyclone, another a severe cold front coming from the SW.

The two are coming together to create a super storm over the next few hours off the SW Cape of Western Australia.

More updates at Perth News

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Posted by Perth News on Sunday, May 24, 2020

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