Weather Warnings - Road Weather Alert
Road Weather Alert for Adelaide
Issued at 11:20 am CDT on Friday 13 January 2017.
Reduced visibility is possible in heavy rain, with fog possible about the
hills. Road conditions may be dangerous during Friday morning and early
The SA Police advises that people should:
- Slow down and take extra care.
- Maintain a safe distance between you and the vehicle in front.
- Turn on your headlights.
For information on any road closures, please contact your local council or the Police.
The next alert will be issued by 5:00 pm CDT Friday.
The Climate Council has warned that warmer global temperatures could have a severe impact on Queensland with more storm surges and intense cyclone activity likely.
Record-breaking rain is causing flooding over parts of Western Australia this week, while parched Perth misses out once again.
As temperatures push above 35 degrees along the east coast, what does the extreme heat do to tyres driving on hot, often bubbling roads? Bitumen absorbs the summer heat, often making road surfaces more than 20 degrees hotter than air temperatures.