Source: Bureau of Meteorology

Issued at 11:56 am CST on Wednesday 14 July 2021

Flood Watch Number: 1

POSSIBLE MINOR FLOODING IN THE UPPER ONKAPARINGA RIVER DURING FRIDAY.

A vigorous cold front is forecast to impact the State during Thursday and Friday bringing local heavy falls to southern coasts and the Mount Lofty Ranges.

Recent showery weather has resulted in small stream flows through the Mount Lofty Ranges.

Rainfall totals across the Mount Lofty Ranges are expected in the range of 20-40 mm on Thursday and 40-80 mm on Friday. Showers are expected to ease over the weekend.

Elevated flows are expected in creeks and rivers across the Mount Lofty Ranges with minor flooding possible in the upper reaches of the Onkaparinga River including at Oakbank during Friday.

Catchments likely to be affected include:
Onkaparinga River

For the latest SA Warnings refer to www.bom.gov.au/sa/warnings

For more information on the Flood Warning and Flood Watch Service: www.bom.gov.au/water/floods/floodWarningServices.shtml

South Australia Flood Watch catchment map: www.bom.gov.au/water/floods/image/BOM_Flood_Watch_Areas_map_SouthAustralia_2017.pdf

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