Weather Warnings - Flood Warning for NT

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Northern Territory

Final Flood Watch For Tanami Desert And Victoria River
Issued at 10:44 AM CST on Wednesday 05 February 2020
Flood Watch Number: 4
Flooding expected to ease.

A tropical low is currently located in the Kimberley and is expected to move west and out to sea later today.
Many parts of the Tanami Desert and Victoria River have received 50 - 80 mm over the past 3 days but rainfall is expected to continue easing in the next few days.
Strong river rises and areas of inundation have been seen in the flood watch area with many roads still impassable. River levels are expected to continue receding but some communities may remain isolated for some time until conditions improve.

Upper Victoria River
Victoria River below Kalkarindji
Tanami Desert

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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