Saturday: Westerly 15/25 knots increasing to 20/30 knots early afternoon, reaching 35/40 knots in the south and offshore in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres during the evening. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Sunday: Southwesterly 25/30 knots, reaching 35/40 knots in the morning and early afternoon. Seas: 3/4 metres. Swell: South to southwesterly 2/3 metres increasing to 3/5 metres offshore and in the south during the morning. Outlook Monday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the day then becoming northeasterly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres offshore.Issued Sat 10:06 EDT
10:17 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.