Severe Weather Response
|The State Emergency Service in South Australia is the Control Agency for Severe Weather and works closely with the Bureau of Meteorology. The SES is always on alert when Severe Weather or Flood Warnings are issued.
Severe weather can wreak havoc on communities and SES volunteers are trained to respond to emergency situations such as:
When severe weather causes unsafe road traffic conditions, personal injuries or events such as fire caused by lightning strikes, the SES may also be required to assist other emergency services such as SA Ambulance, SA Police and the Country and Metropolitan Fire Services.
To help minimise the impact that severe weather has on you, check our Hazard Advice pages on Storm and Flood. The advice includes what to do prior to severe weather occurring, and preparing emergency plans.