Bureau of Meteorology warns of flooding risk in severe weather warning for Mount Lofty Rangges, Metropolitan Adelaide

The Bureau of Meteorology's severe weather warning predicts heavy rain in the Mount Lofty Ranges district.

The Bureau of Meteorology's severe weather warning predicts heavy rain in the Mount Lofty Ranges district.

UPDATE: Tuesday, July 4, 4.50pm

The same severe weather warning issued by the Bureau of Meterology is remaining in place.

A new warning will be sent at 8pm on Tuesday – for all the latest updates, visit www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 215.

STORY: Tuesday, July 4, 1.45pm

The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has issued a severe weather warning for the Adelaide Metropolitan and Mount Lofty Ranges districts.

At 1.37pm on Tuesday, July 4, BOM warned of a moist and unstable westerly air stream producing extensive showers and isolated thunderstorms over the south of the state.

These showers are predicted to increase in intensity during the afternoon and evening through to early Wednesday morning.

Localised flash flooding could occur, particularly in the Mount Lofty Ranges district, due to periods of heavy rain.

The State Emergency Services urges to public not to drive, ride or walk through floodwaters; stay away from creeks and storm drains; and stay inside and away from windows.

The next severe weather warning will be issued via the Bureau of Meteorology by 4.45pm on Tuesday – for all the latest updates, visit www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 215.

The story BOM warns of flooding risk in severe weather warning first appeared on The Times.

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