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31/07/2016
Motorists continue to drive through floodwater despite warnings from State Emergency Service

With seven near misses in the past month, the State Emergency Service (SES) is again urging motorists to protect themselves and their passengers by not driving through floodwater.

29/07/2016
Update; Road closures as at 17:00pm on Friday, 29 July 2016

The State Emergency Service (SES) has been advised of the following road closures and road warnings as a result of recent severe weather causing water to flood across roads.

29/07/2016
Sandbags available from Strathalbyn and Bridgewater

With more rain expected to impact the saturated catchments in the Mount Lofty Ranges in the early hours of Monday morning, the State Emergency Service (SES) is distributing sandbags from two locations this Sunday, 31 July from 12 noon to 5pm.

27/07/2016
Road Closures as at 2.00pm 27th July 2016

SES have been advised of multiple road closures as a result ofhazardous conditions caused by water across roads. Some of these roads are expected to open later today (Wednesday, 27th July 2016)

27/07/2016
Road Closures as at 11:00pm on 26th July 2016

SES have been advised of multiple road closures as a result of hazardous conditions caused by water across roads.

26/07/2016
Road Closures as at 1:30pm on 26th July 2016

SES have been advised of numerous road closures as a result ofhazardous conditions caused by water across roads

26/07/2016
SES warns of another front as more wind and rain on the way

South Australia?s severe weather is set to continue this afternoon and evening with another vigorous weather front containing strong to gale force winds and possible heavy rain forecast by the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM).

22/07/2016
SES warns of more rain and winds on the way

(Storm Media Release 22_7_16) South Australia?s severe weather is set to continue this afternoon and evening with strong to gale force winds and possible heavy rain forecasted by the Bureau of Meteorology.The potential also exists for higher than forecast tides due to a storm tide occurring at the same time as predicted heavy rain which could cause localised flooding in some coastal regions.For this reason, the Bureau of Meteorology has issued a storm tide advice to relevant metropolitan Adelaide Councils.

13/07/2016
Volunteers lauded for mammoth effort overnight

SES and CFS volunteers have worked tirelessly through the night attending to damaged homes and fallen trees as areas across Adelaide continued to be battered by extreme weather.

12/07/2016
It will be cold again tonight

It's another chilly night forecast for this evening and the State Emergency Service is urging people to once again check in on their vulnerable neighbours.