Evacuation centres in Western Australia’s Mid West have opened in preparation for Tropical Cyclone Seroja, which is expected to make landfall this evening.
The cyclone, which is currently a category two system, is forecast to bring destructive winds and possible flash flooding to the coast this afternoon.
A yellow alert is in place for people near Carnarvon to Kalbarri, excluding the townsites.
A blue alert has been issued for people south of Cape Cuvier to Carnarvon, including the town of Carnarvon, and Kalbarri to Lancelin, including those towns.
The blue alert extends inland to the shires of Northampton, Chapman Valley, Morawa, Greater Geraldton, Mingenew, Three Springs, and Perenjori, along with the townsites of Mullewa,…