Source: Bureau of Meteorology

Issued at 10:55 am CDT on Tuesday 23 November 2021

Flood Watch Number: 1

FLOODING IS POSSIBLE FROM WEDNESDAY

A complex low pressure systems is expected to develop over eastern South Australia over the next few days, causing widespread rain and thunderstorms across the Flood Watch area.

Catchments are relatively wet across parts of the Flood Watch area due to recent rainfall.

2-day rainfall totals of 30-50 mm are likely across the Flood Watch area during Wednesday and Thursday with heavier falls of 50-90 mm possible.

Rainfall may cause ponding and overland flow, together with rises in local creeks and overbank flooding. Roads may be impacted leading to disruption to travel and transport.

This rainfall is not expected to cause significant river level rises in the River Murray.

Catchments likely to be affected include:

Flinders Ranges Rivers and Creeks
Lake Frome
Danggali Rivers and Creeks
River Murray Riverlands

For the latest SA Warnings refer to www.bom.gov.au/sa/warnings

For more information on the Flood Warning and Flood Watch Service: www.bom.gov.au/water/floods/floodWarningServices.shtml

South Australia Flood Watch catchment map: www.bom.gov.au/water/floods/image/BOM_Flood_Watch_Areas_map_SouthAustralia_2017.pdf

For flood emergency assistance contact the State Emergency Service on 132 500.

For life threatening emergencies call Triple Zero (000) immediately.

Rainfall and River Conditions Map