Where to get emergency alerts
Emergency warnings and alerts are issued by different agencies, depending on the type of emergency.
Real-time information is not posted directly on this page.
The Alert SA App has been withdrawn due to critical service issues. If you have installed the app please remove it from your device as it no longer displays alerts or warning messages.
To see the incidents emergency services are currently responding to, visit:
- Country Fire Service (CFS) - bushfires, controlled burns, fire alarms, grass fires, trees down and vehicle accidents
- State Emergency Service (SES) - heatwave, extreme storm and flood warnings - click on Current Incidents
- Metropolitan Fire Service (MFS) - building fire, bushfire, chemical spill, gas leak, smoke in area.
Warnings and alerts
For warnings and alerts services for specific types of emergencies, visit these websites:
- Animal and plant disease alerts - Primary Industries and Regions, SA (PIRSA)
- Building fire - MFS
- Bushfire warnings - CFS
- Electricity outages - SA Power Networks
- Emergency road closures - Traffic SA
- Extreme weather (flood, heat, storm) - SES - click on Current Warnings
- Fire ban districts - CFS
- Fire danger ratings - CFS
- Health alerts - SA Health
- Health alerts travelling overseas - Smartraveller
- Outback road warnings - Department of Planning,Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI)
- Public transport disruptions - Adelaide Metro
- Roadworks and planned events - Traffic SA
- Terrorist incidents - Australian National Security
- Weather warnings - Bureau of Meteorology (BOM)
For other ways to access warning and alerts information, see Emergency warnings.