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Fire danger in the western Top End

Ben Domensino, Monday August 26, 2019 - 18:18 EST

Dry and windy weather may cause severe fire danger ratings in parts of the western Top End on Tuesday.

A high pressure system centred over southern Australia will direct a surge of gusty winds across northern Australia on Tuesday. These conditions are likely to elevate fire danger ratings in the Northern Territoiry's Darwin and Adelaide River fire forecast area, where a fire weather warning has been issued.

These conditions are typical at this time of year, with bursts of gusty southeasterly winds common during the Top End's dry season.

Visit https://www.weatherzone.com.au/warnings.jsp for the latest warnings.

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