Source: Bureau of Meteorology

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

Issued at 3:24 pm Wednesday, 26 January 2022.

The threat for severe storms increasing from Emu Junction down through Ceduna and Elliston.

Weather Situation: A warm and humid airmass over the state, together with an upper trough moving across the Great Australian Bight today will lead to the development of severe thunderstorms this afternoon.

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 parts of the West Coast and North West Pastoral districts. Locations which may be affected include Ceduna, Tarcoola, Streaky Bay and the area around Emu Junction.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds and heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding over the next several hours in the Riverland and parts of the Murraylands districts. Locations which may be affected include Renmark, Waikerie, Loxton, Berri and Blanchetown.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding over the next several hours in parts of the Murraylands, Upper South East and Lower South East districts. Locations which may be affected include Mount Gambier, Naracoorte, Lameroo, Bordertown, Keith, Millicent and Lucindale.

Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in the Mid North district and the warning for this district is CANCELLED.

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.