Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning for NT


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
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Severe Thunderstorm Warning
for Damaging Winds

for parts of Daly, Arnhem and Carpentaria districts.

Issued at 7:51 pm Friday, 5 March 2021.

GUSTY STORMS OVER THE WESTERN TOP END

DAMAGING WINDS for the following areas:
Daly, Arnhem and Carpentaria
Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Katherine, Pine Creek and Dorisvale.
A 100 km/h wind gust was observed at Tindal at 6:03pm.

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 10:55 pm.
Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 210. The Bureau and Northern Territory Emergency Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.
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