PARTLY CLOUDY dow in one house and knocked tiles loose from the roof of another property. And the Moscow Circus performance in Bonython Park had to be cancelled last night.
By 11pm, the Country Fire Service had responded to more than 125 incidents including fallen trees and flooding.
The State Emergency Ser- vice was called out to provide sandbags as water rose towards properties across the metropolitan area.
High winds and heavy rain were pushed ahead of a cold front which stretched for hundreds of kilometres across the lower half of the state.
The front will bring a chilly weekend, with Adelaide not expected to get above 15C until the middle of next week.
Tomorrow’s forecast is for up to 6mm on rainfall with 2535km/h winds.
Mount Gambier was battered by 90km/h wind gusts throughout the afternoon, blacking out almost 1800 properties on the western side of the town. Another 100 properties were without power in Millicent, Tantanoola and Canunda.
More than 15mm of rain fell on Naracoorte and Mount Gambier over a short period in the afternoon.
Neptune Island in the Spencer Gulf endured gusts of 96km/h as the storm front passed over the remote island.
The cold front is one of several formed in the Great Australian Bight to batter South Australia before heading toward the eastern states.