Source: Bureau of Meteorology

Issued at 5:15 pm Thursday, 17 March 2022.

Thunderstorms are continuing in the east of the state

Weather Situation: A trough over the north and east of the state is leading to thunderstorm development this afternoon. Thunderstorms are slow moving in the warning area but slowly moving east.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding and damaging winds in the warning area over the next several hours. Thunderstorms are forecast to affect Olary.

Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in the Flinders and North East Pastoral 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.
* 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.