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Outback rains today prompt warning from SES

Heavy rains in South Australia's North East Pastoral district have prompted a warning from the State Emergency Service to never drive, ride or walk through floodwaters.

Extreme Heat Warning - Cancellation

The State Emergency Service advises that the risk to public safety due to hot weather conditions has decreased and the Extreme Heat Warning issued on Tuesday, 15 December has been cancelled

South Australians need to continue looking after themselves as heatwave enters third day

South Australians need to continue looking after themselves as the record-breaking December 2015 heatwave enters its third day.

Extreme heat warning

Due to a revised weather forecast from the Bureau of Meteorology, the State Emergency Service has issued an Extreme Heat Warning from 5.00pm on Tuesday, 15 December, 2015, and advises that forecast hot weather conditions pose a risk to public safety. People are urged to take appropriate precautions to ensure their wellbeing during this heat event.

SES advises South Australians to stay hydrated and cool during upcoming heatwave this weekend

The State Emergency Service (SES) is urging South Australians to be mindful of their health with the state predicted to experience higher than average temperatures from tomorrow and over the weekend.

Victoria SES heading home after supporting operations at the Pinery fires.

The Victoria SES task force departs Monday 30 November after a five day deployment to South Australia assisting with operations at the Pinery fire.

Show your support for the SES by wearing orange

South Australians are being urged to wear orange this Wednesday, 18 November, to show their support for State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers.

Upcoming hot weather prompts warning from SES

With hot weather forecast by the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) over the next three days, the State Emergency Service (SES) is encouraging South Australians to think about their health and how they can stay cool.

Watch and Act - update 5.30pm

SES advises that widespread heavy rain has resulted in an elevated risk of flash flooding in a number of areas in the state. There is also a risk of destructive winds and hail.

Severe weather advice - 5.10pm

SES advises that the Bureau of Meteorology has forecast heavy rains and winds across large parts of South Australia from this afternoon.