Source: Bureau of Meteorology

Issued at 11:13 am CDT on Thursday 25 November 2021 Flood Watch Number: 5

Reissued highlighting removed catchment.


A complex low pressure system is currently located near the South Australia and New South Wales border and is causing widespread rain and thunderstorms across the Flood Watch area. The system will move east to southeast out of the state this afternoon and evening,

2 day rainfall totals in excess of 25 mm, with highest totals of Arkaroola 36.8 mm and Motpena 34.4 mm have been observed over the flood watch area. There have been unofficial reports of higher falls.

Further rainfall totals between 20 - 50 mm are possible during Thursday. No significant rainfall is expected from Friday.

Rainfall may cause ponding and overland flow, together with rises in local creeks and overbank flooding. Roads may be impacted leading to disruption to travel and transport.

Catchments likely to be affected include:

Flinders Ranges Rivers and Creeks

Lake Frome

Danggali Rivers and Creeks

Flooding is no longer expected in the following catchments: River Murray Riverlands

For the latest SA Warnings refer to For more information on the Flood Warning and Flood Watch Service:
South Australia Flood Watch catchment map:

For flood emergency assistance contact the State Emergency Service on 132 500.
For life threatening emergencies call Triple Zero (000) immediately.

Rainfall and River Conditions Map