Marine Weather Warnings - Severe Thunderstorm Warning for SA
South Australia Regional Office
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CANCELLATION SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
Issued at 2:26 am Tuesday, 2 February 2016.
Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in South Australia.
The immediate threat of severe thunderstorms has passed, but the situation will
continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.
The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Keep clear of fallen power lines.
* Beware of fallen trees or debris on the road.
* Don't drive, ride or walk through flood water.
* Keep clear of creeks and storm drains.
Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's
website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 215. The Bureau and State Emergency
Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.
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