As we watch the heavens open on NSW, with a 1-in-100-year event and certain parts of the state having four times more than their march average in 2 days, concerns are high for other parts of the country.

A flood watch is now in place for the northern regions of South Australia as up to 100mm is expected to fall from Sunday to Tuesday.

The North East and North West Pastoral districts, including towns like Oodnadatta and Moomba, William Creek and Kulgera are expected to have heavy rainfall and possible thunderstorms.

Fortunately, the rain is coming from the Northern Territory and Western Australia, so the expected downpour might not get the battering NSW and QLD are currently getting.

Duty forecaster for the Bureau of Meteorology, Tina Donaldson said “The amount of rainfall they’re expecting will affect local transport and roads.”

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“It’s certainly quite a significant event for that area particularly at this time of the year.”

For people travelling through these areas, be aware of the water levels as the areas are lacking clear flood signage.