Weather Warnings - Wind Warning for Land Areas
Severe Weather Warning
for people in the Barkly forecast district.
Issued at 4:19 pm CST on Saturday 18 June 2016.
The upper trough has contracted east out of the Territory.
The Severe Weather Warning for the Barkly forecast district 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.
A search is continuing for a man who went missing in floodwaters near Kyogle during heavy rainfall that hit the New South Wales coast and Sydney.
Rain gauges as far north as the Gulf of Carpentaria and south to Ulladulla have received decent rainfall in the last 24 hours, some of which caused dangerous flooding.
Launceston's flood levees have been hailed as a game-changer in minimising the impact of the June flood emergency.