Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Lower Eyre Peninsula, Eastern Eyre Peninsula, Yorke Peninsula, Kangaroo Island and parts of Mount Lofty Ranges, West Coast, Flinders, Riverland and North West Pastoral districts.

Issued at 9:24 pm Wednesday, 26 January 2022.

Heavy rainfall and damaging winds possible with thunderstorms,

Weather Situation: A warm and humid airmass, together with an upper trough moving across the State leading to the development of severe thunderstorms.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding and damaging winds over the next several hours in the Lower Eyre Peninsula, Eastern Eyre Peninsula, Yorke Peninsula, Kangaroo Island and parts of the Mount Lofty Ranges, West Coast, Flinders and North West Pastoral districts. Locations which may be affected include Port Lincoln, Whyalla, Port Augusta, Maitland, Kingscote and Roxby Downs.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding and damaging winds over the next several hours in parts of the Riverland district.

Tarcoola recorded a 113 km/h wind gust at 6:17 pm.

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.
* Don't drive, ride or walk through flood water.
* Keep clear of creeks and storm drains.
* Stay indoors, away from windows, while storms are nearby.