Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Adelaide Metropolitan, Mount Lofty Ranges, Yorke Peninsula, Kangaroo Island, Riverland, Murraylands, Upper South East, Lower South East and parts of Lower Eyre Peninsula and Mid North districts.

Issued at 6:58 pm Monday, 28 May 2018.

Weather Situation: A cold front over Yorke Peninsula and Kangaroo Island will move east across central and eastern districts this evening. A deepening low pressure system over the Bight is forecast to track south of Kangaroo Island overnight.

Showers and thunderstorms are occurring with and ahead of the cold front. Localised damaging wind gusts in excess of 90 km/h may occur with these showers and
thunderstorms. Locations which may be affected include Adelaide, Gawler, Mount Barker, Loxton, Lameroo, Keith, Robe and Mount Gambier.

Following the cold front, strong and gusty northwest to westerly winds will persist across southern districts. These winds may become locally damaging, averaging 40-65 km/h with gusts of 90-100 km/h, south of roughly Port Lincoln to Minlaton to Strathalbyn to Naracoorte, for a period between this evening and Tuesday morning. Coastal areas and elevated ground are more likely to be affected.

Winds gusts up to 80 km/h were recorded at Port Lincoln Airport and Cape Borda today.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Move vehicles under cover or away from trees;
* Secure or put away loose items around your property.
* Stay indoors, away from windows, while conditions are severe.