Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Riverland and parts of Flinders, Upper South East, Lower South East and North East Pastoral districts.

Issued at 4:05 pm Thursday, 27 January 2022.

Severe Thunderstorms in the east of the State.

Weather Situation: A moist and unstable atmosphere and a trough of low pressure moving through the area combined with a suitable upper wind pattern is producing severe thunderstorms.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds over the next several hours in the Riverland and parts of the Flinders and North East Pastoral districts. Locations which may be affected include Renmark, Waikerie, Olary, Berri and Danggali Conservation Park.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds and heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding over the next several hours in parts of the Upper South East and Lower South East districts. Locations which may be affected include Naracoorte and Bordertown.

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.