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    Clean-up begins in storm ravaged Perth

    Published on 24 January 2019, Thursday, 3:15 AM

    With emergency crews snowed under with clean-up and damage calls across the storm ravaged state of Western Australia, tradies will no doubt be in hot demand.

    Storms battered Perth and regional parts of the state on Sunday - delivering wind gusts equivalent to that of a category two cyclone - and again this week, causing widespread damage and flooding.

    The hire of cherry pickers and mini-loaders may be helpful for tradies across Perth to remove fallen trees and debris from properties affected by the storms.

    Sunday's storm caused the most destruction - tearing roofs off houses and cutting power to more than 100,000 properties.

    With the worst apparently over, clean-up is beginning across the state  and the capital city, along with the southern half of the state, has emerged as the worst hit.

    The SESVA WA said it appeared the suburbs of Mandurah and Rockingham south of Perth received the worst damage in the metropolitan area and the hardest hit regionally were the Margaret River and Augusta regions, located approximately 300 km south of Perth.

    Forecasts predicted the stormy weather would ease towards the end of the week.

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    Nathan is a seasoned Kennards Hire team member passionate about empowering DIYers in their projects. He loves everything DIY and brings together years of equipment and project experience to help customers get the right tools for their next job.