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Storms dump rain across SA

Tuesday May 25, 2010 - 07:51 EST
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Good rainfall and some localised flooding - ABC

Storms have dumped up to 30 millimetres of rain across parts of Adelaide.

Adelaide Airport and Mount Lofty have recorded the highest falls.

There has been some minor flooding.

Edinburgh recorded about 25 millimetres, as did Hindmarsh Island on the south coast.

Winds up to 60 kilometres per hour have brought down trees and caused minor structural damage to houses.

Forecaster Vince Rowlands says regional areas in particular will be pleased to see the rain.

"Seventeen millimetres at Whyalla, 17mm at Port Lincoln, a few places over Yorke Peninsula, northern Yorke Peninsula ended up with falls just over 30mm, so there has been some areas with really good falls," he said.

The State Emergency Service at Murray Bridge had to put sandbags around its own premises to prevent water getting in.

- ABC

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