Weather in Perth: Apple Store inside Westfield Booragoon forced to close due to storm damage

Damage from the savage storm that hit Perth overnight forced the Apple Store to close inside Westfield Booragoon Shopping Center.

A sign has been placed on the sliding glass doors informing customers that the store will be closed from October 20 “until further notice due to weather damage.”

“Apple is here to support you in many ways,” the panel said.

“Apple service and support teams are available by phone at 1300 321 456 and through the Apple Support app.”

Apple Australia’s website also said the store was closed on Wednesday and was scheduled to open at 9 a.m. tomorrow.

Camera iconA sign at the Apple Store inside Westfield Booragoon. Credit: Provided

There have been numerous reports of damage across Perth, following last night’s storm, with trees torn from the ground and hundreds of homes without power.

State emergency services received 113 calls for help statewide before 10 p.m. Tuesday night, most for downed trees and damaged roofs during the “twice-a-year” storm. .

Stirling, Wanneroo and Joondalup were the hardest hit in the metro area, while Australind and Morawa took the most damage in the WA region.

Wind gusts of up to 109 km / h were recorded at Cape Leeuwin around 11 p.m. last night, while Melville was hit by gusts of up to 96 km / h, Rottnest was battered by winds of 98 km / h and Ocean Reef recorded winds of 93 km / h.

Several power lines have been cut across Perth – at least half a dozen damaged by fallen trees.

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