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Extraordinary drone footage captures the scale of flooding in Adelaide’s creeks and rivers after unprecedented 72 hours of weather

EXTRAORDINARY footage, shot using a drone, has revealed the scale of flooding and the remarkable volumes of water rushing down Adelaide’s Torrens River system.

The footage was taken on Friday morning around Gorge Rd, at the beginning of the Linear Park, at Athelstone.

It gives a bird’s eye view of the swollen river has left parks, playgrounds, gym equipment and seating submerged as it rushes urgently to the mouth of the river at West Beach.

This pictures follow an unprecented 72 hours of severe weather that has caused havoc across South Australia and left the entire state without electrcity on Wednesday afternoon. last published drone video following the devastating floods on September 14, which caused major damage to Montacute Rd (See below).

Drone footage shows Montacute road collapse

Video: SwoopCam


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