OUTBACK ROADS CAUTION AFTER HEAVY RAINS

South Australia's Satellite image Friday 14 February 2014

South Australia’s Satellite image Friday 14 February 2014

South Australia is experiencing severe weather conditions with flooding across the State Road conditions in some areas of the pastoral area have changed with  some roads affected this morning.

Oodnadatta Track – Marla to Oodnadatta is “Open With Warnings” – Caution at ponded water 

Painted Desert Road “Closed”  – Due to rain

See outback roads map for updates: http://www.dpti.sa.gov.au/OutbackRoads/outback_road_conditions/area_3_oodnadatta_track

Rain overnight in the Outback
Oodnadatta received 1.4 ml overnight
Macumba Station received 3.5 ml
Nilpinna Station received 1.2 ml
Mount Barry received 5 ml
Anna Creek received 2 ml
Marree received 1.6 ml
Coober Pedy received 1.8 ml

All have reported High Humidity with further rain still occuring

Elsewhere in the state, motorists are advised that the downpour is expected to continue throughout the afternoon. Police and Emergency Services expect the following areas to be impacted again;

Please exercise caution.
Questions relating to public transport: 8210 1000
State Emergency Service: http://www.ses.sa.gov.au/site/home.jsp
Bureau of Meterorology: http://www.bom.gov.au/sa/
Department of Transport and Infrastructure: http://www.dpti.sa.gov.au/

ADELAIDE METRO ADVISE:
Gawler line is closed between Salisbury and Gawler due to flooding of the track near Broadmeadows.
Adelaide Metro is arranging substitute buses and advise customers a train shuttle will be available between Gawler and Gawler Central.

WESTERN SUBURBS
Port Road and Woodville Road intersection
Port Road and Cheltenham Road intersection
Findon Road and Crittenden Road intersection
Port River Expressway near Port Wakefield Road in both directions including an impact to the Salisbury Highway.

NORTHERN/NORTH EASTERN SUBURBS
Bridge Road, Para Hills
Mawson Lakes

ADELAIDE CBD
Hutt Street
Hackney Road and Botanic Road
Hackney Road to North Adelaide

ADELAIDE HILLS/MURRAY REGIONS
Kersbrook road at Kersbrook.
Onkaparinga Valley road at Woodside & between Charleston & Mt Torrens.
Karoonda Highway between Wynarka & Karoonda has flooding

COUNTRY REGIONS
Clare Valley
Galwer township
Flinders Highway at Streaky Bay – Heavy flooding
Eyre Highway at Iron Knob and Kimba

CREEKS
Dry Creek
Cudlee Creek
Keswick/Brownhill Creek