SA Power Network crews after working to restore power to more than 1,000 homes in south-east South Australia.
Many residents are without power after storms overnight.
Nearly 800 Port MacDonnell residents are without electricity, as well as residents in Allendale East, Salt Creek, Mount Schank and Eight Mile Creek.
It is expected all homes will have power restored by lunchtime.
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00:30 EDT Locals on the Cocos Islands have spent Christmas Day hunkered down in their homes, as Tropical Cyclone Kate passed just north of the tiny community more than 2,000 kilometres off the West Australian coast.