Marine Weather Warnings - Wind Warning for Land Areas
Severe Weather Warning
for people in the Daly, Arnhem, Carpentaria and Gregory forecast districts.
Issued at 9:56 am CST on Thursday 26 March 2015.
HEAVY RAIN HAS EASED.
Ex-Tropical Cyclone Nathan lies off the west coast of the Top End and is moving
west into Timor Sea, away from the Northern Territory.
The Severe Weather Warning for the Daly, Arnhem, Carpentaria and Gregory
forecast districts has been cancelled, but the situation will continue to be
monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.
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.
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