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Marine Weather Warnings - Tropical Cyclone Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Northern Territory
Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre

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TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING

TROPICAL CYCLONE ADVICE NUMBER 118
Issued at 2:01 pm CST on Tuesday 24 March 2015


Headline:
Ex-Tropical Cyclone Nathan has weakened below tropical cyclone strength over
the northwest Arnhem District.

Areas Affected:
Warning zone: Nil

Watch zone: None

Cancelled zone: Goulburn Island to Milikapiti and Gunbalunya to Cape Hotham

Details of Ex-Tropical Cyclone Nathan at 12:30 pm CST:
Intensity: Tropical Low, sustained winds near the centre of 55 kilometres per
hour with wind gusts to 85 kilometres per hour.
Location: within 35 kilometres of 12.5 degrees South 132.6 degrees East,
estimated to be 55 kilometres west southwest of Gunbalanya and 135 kilometres
southwest of Goulburn Island.
Movement: west southwest at 24 kilometres per hour.

Ex-Tropical Cyclone Nathan has weakened below tropical cyclone strength over
the northwest Arnhem District. The remnant tropical low is expected to track
towards the west during today and tomorrow and remain below tropical cyclone
strength.

Hazards:
Winds near the centre of Ex-Tropical Cyclone Nathan have eased below gale force.

However DAMAGING WIND GUSTS and HEAVY RAIN, which may lead to flash flooding,
are expected over parts of the Arnhem District. A separate FLOOD WATCH has also
been issued for the Arnhem and Carpentaria Coastal Rivers.

For further details, please refer to http://www.bom.gov.au/nt/warnings/.

Recommended Action:
The Territory Controller advises that all cyclone warnings have been cancelled.

Be advised weather warnings for heavy rainfall and damaging winds will be
issued in areas of the Arnhem District.

For life threatening emergencies, call 000.

Further advice on cyclone emergencies is available at www.securent.nt.gov.au.

Next Advice:
No further advices will be issued for this system unless it reintensifies.
Refer to Severe Weather Warning.

This advice is available on telephone NT-1300 659 211

A map showing the track of the cyclone is available at:
http://www.bom.gov.au/cyclone
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