Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
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.
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.