Saturday: Northerly 15/25 knots shifting southerly 20/30 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Northeasterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres offshore by evening. Sunday: South to southwesterly 15/25 knots, reaching 30 knots early in the morning and again in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southerly 2/3 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres by evening. Outlook Monday: Southerly 20/30 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning then becoming northeasterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southerly 2/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the morning.Issued Sat 11:27 EDT
13:08 EDT Katherine residents say they fear flood insurance premiums will more than double if the Territory Insurance Office (TIO) is sold, leaving many homeowners unable to afford the costs.