Source: Bureau of Meteorology

Issued at 12:59 pm CDT on Monday 25 January 2021

Flood Watch Number: 4

FLOODING IS POSSIBLE DURING MONDAY AND EARLY TUESDAY

A trough of low pressure located near Adelaide is moving in a north-easterly direction over central and northern parts of South Australia and will cross the SA eastern border early Tuesday.

Cumulative rainfall totals, until midnight Tuesday, of 20 to 40 mm, are possible with local heavy falls of 40 to 80 mm over the south of the North East Pastoral District, the Flinders Ranges, southeast of the North West Pastoral District, Riverland, Eastern Eyre Peninsula and northern parts of Mid North.

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

Catchments likely to be affected include:

Flinders Ranges Rivers and Creeks
Broughton River
Lake Frome
Danggali Rivers and Creeks
North West Lake Torrens
River Murray Riverlands
Eastern Eyre Peninsula

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