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  • Severe Thunderstorm Warning (Heavy Rainfall) for parts of West Coast, Flinders, North East Pastoral and North West Pastoral districts Fri 01 Mar 2024

    Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
    South Australia
    
    TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST
    
    Severe Thunderstorm Warning 
    for Heavy Rainfall
    
    for parts of West Coast, Flinders, North East Pastoral and North West Pastoral districts.
    
    Issued at 9:01 pm Friday, 1 March 2024.
    
    Slow-moving thunderstorms with heavy rainfall.
    
    Weather Situation
    Slow-moving thunderstorms developing in a moist unstable airmass likely producing heavy rainfall.
    HEAVY RAINFALL for the following areas:
    West Coast, Flinders, North West Pastoral and North East Pastoral
    Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Ceduna, Leigh Creek, Hawker, Arkaroola, Olary and Danggali Conservation Park.
    
    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 storms are nearby.
    
    The next warning is due to be issued by 12:05 am Saturday.
    Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 210. The Bureau and State Emergency Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.