Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Lower Eyre Peninsula, Riverland and parts of West Coast, Eastern Eyre Peninsula, Murraylands and North West Pastoral districts.

Issued at 6:46 pm Wednesday, 26 January 2022.

DESTRUCTIVE WINDS POSSIBLE FOR AREAS BETWEEN TARCOOLA AND WUDINNA.

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

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging, locally destructive winds, large hailstones and heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding over the next several hours in parts of the West Coast, Eastern Eyre Peninsula and North West Pastoral districts. Locations which may be affected include Wudinna.

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 Lower Eyre Peninsula and parts of the West Coast, Eastern Eyre Peninsula and North West Pastoral districts. Locations which may be affected include Port Lincoln, Coober Pedy, Cleve, Tarcoola, Cummins, Tumby Bay and Kimba.

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.

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.