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Marine Weather Warnings - Wind Warning for Land Areas

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Northern Territory

Cancellation of
Severe Weather Warning
for people in the Simpson and Lasseter forecast districts.

Issued at 10:37 pm CST on Thursday 1 September 2016.

Fast moving storms observed on radar in the Simpson District had been weaken.

Weather Situation
A vigorous trough and associated cloud band is moving through the southeast of
the Territory.

The Severe Weather Warning for the Simpson and Lasseter forecast districts has
been cancelled, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further
warnings will be issued if necessary.

A wind gust of 70 km/hr was recorded at Alice Springs Airport at 3:22 pm CST.

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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