Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Barossa, Mount Barker, Adelaide Hills, Gawler, Adelaide, Playford and parts of Onkaparinga and Western Alexandrina council areas.

Issued at 11:33 am Thursday, 28 October 2021.

Severe thunderstorms with large hail over the northern Adelaide area

Weather Situation: Thunderstorms associated with a complex low pressure system are moving across parts of SA.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 11:25 am, very dangerous thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Two Wells, Virginia, Angle Vale, St Kilda, the Waterloo Corner area and Edinburgh. These thunderstorms are moving towards the east. Very dangerous thunderstorms are forecast to affect Elizabeth, Salisbury, Gawler, Nuriootpa, Mount Pleasant and Truro by 11:55 am and the area east of Mount Pleasant by 12:25 pm.

Other severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Adelaide City, Glenelg, Noarlunga, Brighton, Hallett Cove and Blackwood. They are forecast to affect Mount Barker, Strathalbyn, Tea Tree Gully, McLaren Vale, Birdwood and Meadows by 11:55 am and Palmer by 12:25 pm.

Large, possibly giant hailstones and damaging winds are likely.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Secure or put away loose items around your property.
* Move cars under cover or away from trees.
* Keep clear of fallen power lines.
* Stay indoors, away from windows, while storms are nearby.