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Gallery: South Australia’s huge storm front has wreaked havoc across the state

As South Australia is battered by storms and hail today, social media has gone wild with coverage of the damage and wild weather.

Featured Photo by Charlie Roberts

As South Australia is battered by storms and hail today, social media has gone wild with coverage of the damage and wild weather.

There has been a severe thunderstorms warnings for the Adelaide region, with large hailstones and damaging winds hitting the state.

Severe storms have been detected on the weather radar near Ardrossan and Curramulka. These thunderstorms are now moving towards the east, and are forecast to affect Adelaide City, Elizabeth, Glenelg, Noarlunga, Salisbury, Gawler and Nuriootpa with large hailstones and damaging winds occurring.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:

  • Secure or put away loose items around your property.
  • Move cars under cover or away from trees.
  • Keep clear of fallen power lines.
  • Stay indoors, away from windows, while storms are nearby.

A more general severe thunderstorm warning is also current for the Adelaide Metropolitan, Mount Lofty Ranges, Lower Eyre Peninsula, Yorke Peninsula, Flinders, Kangaroo Island and parts of the West Coast, Eastern Eyre Peninsula, Mid North, Murraylands, Upper South East and North East Pastoral districts.

Warnings have also been issued for fire weather and costal waters, with other weather warnings likely during the next few days.

Here’s a selection of the photos and videos shared.

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