Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Adelaide Metropolitan, Mount Lofty Ranges, Lower Eyre Peninsula, Yorke Peninsula, Kangaroo Island and parts of West Coast, Eastern Eyre Peninsula, Flinders, Mid North, Murraylands, Upper South East and North East Pastoral districts.

Issued at 6:00 am Thursday, 28 October 2021.
Rapidly developing thunderstorms over the south and east of the state.

Weather Situation: Thunderstorms developing over the northeast and about southern Eyre and Yorke Peninsulas, associated with a deepening low pressure system.
Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds over the next several hours in parts of the Flinders and North East Pastoral districts. Locations which may be affected include Leigh Creek, Marree, Hawker, Arkaroola, Olary and the area east of Lake Frome.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds, large hailstones and heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding over the next several hours in the Adelaide Metropolitan, Mount Lofty Ranges, Lower Eyre Peninsula, Yorke Peninsula, Kangaroo Island and parts of the West Coast, Eastern Eyre Peninsula, Mid North, Murraylands and Upper South East districts.

Locations which may be affected include Adelaide, Port Lincoln, Maitland,
Murray Bridge, Kingscote and Meningie.

At 10:33pm CDST Wednesday a wind gust of 98 km/h associated with a thunderstorm was reported at Leigh Creek.

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.