Marine Weather Warnings - Wind Warning for Land Areas
Severe Weather Warning
for people in the Barkly and Simpson forecast districts.
Issued at 10:45 am CST on Thursday 31 December 2015.
LOW LOCATED OVER THE SIMPSON DISTRICT
A low [1000hPa] is located over the Simpson District and is slowly moving south.
The Severe Weather Warning for the Simpson forecast district has been
cancelled, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings
will be issued if necessary.
112 mm of rainfall had been report at Indiana in the western Simpson District
in the 24 hours to 9am today.
The Northern Territory Emergency Service advises that people should:
- Pull over if it is raining heavily and you cannot see, park with your hazard
lights on until the rain clears.
- Avoid driving into water of unknown depth and current.
- Keep away from flooded drains, rivers, streams and waterways.
- Be careful of fallen power lines. They are dangerous and should always be
treated as live.
For emergency help in floods, storms and cyclones, contact the NTES on 132 500. For more safety tips visit www.securent.nt.gov.au.
No further warnings will be issued for this event.
This warning is also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureaus
website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 214.
The Bureau and Northern Territory Emergency Service would appreciate this
warning being broadcast regularly.
Vast areas of Queensland have experienced the hottest May night since records began, some of which stretch back to the 1800s.
For the majority of Australia April was warmer and drier than average.
Strong winds and heavy rain lashed parts of Victoria overnight, with hundreds of residents calling the State Emergency Service (SES) for help.