Posted: 21 November, 2016

Severe Thunderstorm Warning In Place For South Australia

Damaging winds are on it's way

In from BOM SA this afternoon:

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING for DAMAGING WIND:

For people in the Flinders, Riverland and parts of the North West Pastoral and North East Pastoral districts.

Issued at 3:53 pm Monday, 21 November 2016. 

A cold front extending from the far northwest of the state to near Renmark is moving northeast during the afternoon and evening. Thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging wind gusts of 90 to 125 km/h in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Renmark, Marla, Coober Pedy, Roxby Downs, Oodnadatta, Hawker, Woomera, Dalhousie Springs and Olary. 

Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in the Mid North, Murraylands and Upper South East districts and the warning for these districts 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. 

* Stay indoors, away from windows, while storms are nearby.  

 

A bushfire has begun in Quorn due to hot weather and windy conditions: 

 

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