SA Hit By 65,000 Lightning Strikes

June 7, 2023 9:53 am in by
Lightning by Mathias Krumbholz /Wikimedia, supplied

A storm across much of South Australia overnight has included around 65,000 lightning strikes, leaving more than 10,000 properties without power.

SA Power Networks crews have been responding to outages across the Murraylands, Metro Adelaide and Hills Fleurieu regions.

Power has been restored to the majority of the 2,700 properties in Mannum and surrounds by 9.15am this morning.

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SES crews have also been responding to more than 30 incidents since midnight, with more expected today.

For assistance from the SES for serious damage to your home, a property at risk of flooding or a tree down, call 132 500. In case of an emergency, contact SAPOL on 000.

For the latest severe weather warning information, go to the Weather Bureau’s website.