What to know about the new Snowy Mountain Resort, Snoqualmie Pass ski and Skiing Pass on the south coast of WA
A major snowstorm is expected to hit WA on Sunday, with up to a foot of snow expected to fall on the Gold Coast, south-west of Perth.
A major storm is expected on Sunday morning, with more than a foot expected to fell on the Perth Gold Coast.
The forecast for Sunday is a “very heavy rain” in WA, with the expected amounts of rain expected to be between 30mm and 60mm.
A severe weather warning has been issued for WA’s South West, north-east and the Kimberley.
A high of 30C has been recorded in the Kimberleys north-west, with winds of up to 100km/h.
The WA Emergency Service is advising people to check their travel plans as they will be affected by the storm.
It is also advising people in remote areas of WA to check with the Department of Emergency Services (DEP).
Residents in remote parts of the state are being advised to prepare for travel disruption and the potential impact on their home, property and livestock.
Snowfall is expected in the WA capital on Sunday as the storm continues to dump snow across the state.
Snow will also fall across the South West and parts of south-east WA, the Kimber and the Great Northern, with heavy rainfall expected to extend throughout the day.
WA has been hit by four major storms in the past two weeks, the latest storm bringing down power lines in the state’s North Coast.
This is the second storm of the year to cause major power outages across the north-eastern state.
A total of 1,898,000 customers have been affected by outages as of Monday morning, according to the Power Networks Victoria.
A power outage has also been reported in Western Australia’s Gold Coast and a number of other areas, including Port Augusta, Karratha and Whitsundays.
A state of emergency has been declared in Western Australian’s Gold Country.
It will last until at least Sunday morning.