12th December 2012
A ‘ONCE IN 50-years storm’ dumped more than 100mm of rain on Harvey and the Mandurah-Rockingham area overnight and thunderstorms on the today have left more than 2000 people without power.
The unseasonal weather across WA’s south has given the southern corrider around Mandurah its wettest December day on record. Meanwhile, heavy rainfall at the southern regional town of Harvey — 109mm overnight — has been described as a “one-in-100-year event”.
Also, further south in the regional areas of Bunbury and Collie, where residents are reporting it hasn’t stopped raining since yesterday, has had 87mm and 110mm to 4.30pm respectively.