Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of North West Pastoral district.

Issued at 10:15 pm Sunday, 24 January 2021.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE MOVING ACROSS NORTH WEST PASTORAL DISTRICT

Weather Situation: A tropical low near the northwest corner of SA is dragging a humid, tropical airmass into the northern districts of SA.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds and heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Marla, Coober Pedy, Ernabella, Amata, Tarcoola and the area around Emu Junction.

Oodnadatta recorded 21mm in 1 hour till 4pm.

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.