Source: Bureau of Meteorology

Issued at 12:39 pm CDT on Sunday 16 January 2022

Flood Watch Number: 3

FLOOD IMPACTS ARE POSSIBLE FROM MONDAY

Ex-Tropical Cyclone Tiffany is expected to continue to move southward during Sunday to reach the northern South Australia border on Monday. The system is then expected to move east along the South Australia and Northern Territory border causing heavy rainfall and thunderstorms over the Flood Watch area during Monday and Tuesday.

Widespread rainfall totals of 50 to 100 mm are likely with local heavier falls possible,

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

Catchments likely to be affected include:

Eastern Great Victoria Desert
Western Desert
Warburton District Rivers

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