A red alert has been issued for people between Carnarvon and Lancelin to shelter immediately, as Tropical Cyclone Seroja accelerates towards Western Australia’s coast.
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Emergency services said the alert area includes the shires of Shark Bay, Northampton, Chapman Valley, Morawa, City of Greater Geraldton, Mingenew, Three Springs, Perenjori, Irwin and the townsites Coorow and Carnamah.
The centre of Cyclone Seroja is expected to cross the coast between Kalbarri and Geraldton at around 9:00pm, with intense weather expected ahead of that.
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