Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Lower Eyre Peninsula, Eastern Eyre Peninsula and parts of West Coast districts.

Issued at 7:46 am Wednesday, 16 February 2022.

Heavy rain and storms over the Eyre Peninsula today

Weather Situation: An upper trough approaching Eyre Peninsula will interact with the humid airmass over the state causing enhanced rainfall and thunderstorms.

HEAVY RAINFALL which may lead to FLASH FLOODING has been developing in the early hours of this morning across the Eyre Peninsula and eastern parts of the West Coast, and is forecast to continue through the remainder of the morning as it contracts east.

Six-hourly rainfall totals of around 30 to 50mm are forecast, with localised higher rainfall rates possible with thunderstorms.

HEAVY RAINFALL is forecast to ease Wednesday afternoon, but localised thunderstorms may continue.

Locations which may be affected include Port Lincoln, Wudinna, Elliston, Cleve, Tumby Bay and Kimba.

Significant rainfall observations up to 7:30am:

31.6mm recorded at Minnipa

26mm recorded at Wudinna

18.8mm recorded at Ceduna

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Don't drive, ride or walk through flood water;
* Keep clear of creeks and storm drains;
* Stay indoors, away from windows, while conditions are severe.