Marine Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning for NT

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Northern Territory

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning
for DAMAGING WINDS

For people in parts of Gregory district.

Issued at 6:15 pm Saturday, 16 February 2019.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE OCCURRING IN THE NORTHWEST GREGORY DISTRICT

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds in the warning area over the next several hours.

The Northern Territory Emergency Service advises that people should:
* secure loose outside objects
* ensure pets and animals are safe
* avoid remaining in the open when storms threaten
* 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
* for emergency help in floods, storms and cyclones, contact the NTES on 132 500. For more safety tips visit www.securent.nt.gov.au


The next warning is due to be issued by 9:15 pm.

Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 214. The Bureau and Northern Territory Emergency Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.
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