Weather Warnings - Flood Warning for NT

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Northern Territory

Final Flood Watch For Bonaparte And North West Coastal Rivers
Issued at 10:51 AM CST on Sunday 01 March 2020
Flood Watch Number: 10

Many parts of the Bonaparte and North West Coastal Rivers have received rainfall totals of 150 - 200 mm and up to 250 mm in places during the past week with strong rises in rivers and streams seen in many catchments.
Rainfall is expected to return to isolated scattered showers and storms throughout the Bonaparte and North West Coastal Rivers.
River and stream levels are expected to generally ease in the Bonaparte and North Western Coastal Rivers over the next few days and return to normal wet season levels. Disruption to roads can be expected for some time and some communities and homesteads may remain isolated until road conditions improve.

Catchments likely to be affected include:
Victoria River below Kalkarindji
Fitzmaurice River
Lower Daly River
Daly River above Douglas River
Moyle River

See www.bom.gov.au/australia/warnings to view all of the Bureau's current warning products.
More information on the Flood Watch Service and maps of Flood Watch areas are available at www.bom.gov.au/water/floods/floodWarningServices.shtml .

Flood Safety Advice:
For emergency help in floods, storms and cyclones call 132 500.
Emergency information is available at www.securent.nt.gov.au .
The latest road conditions are available at www.roadreport.nt.gov.au .
The Northern Territory Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Stay away from flooded drains, rivers, streams and waterways.
* Prepare for flooding and move away while safe to do so.
* Don't drive into floodwaters.}

Next issue:
This is a final Flood Watch, no further watches will be issued for this event.

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