Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning for NT

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

Cancellation Severe Weather Warning

for Gregory and Tanami districts.

Issued at 4:16 am Tuesday, 4 February 2020.


Weather Situation
At 4am, a tropical low was located over the eastern Kimberley region of Western Australia and is forecast to move further westwards during Tuesday, away from the Northern Territory.
cancellation severe weather warning for the following areas:
Gregory and Tanami
Heavy rain is easing across the Gregory and northern Tanami Districts and severe weather is no longer occurring in Northern Territory.
However thunderstorms with heavy rainfall may redevelop across parts of the Gregory, Carpentaria, northern Tanami and northern Barkly Districts during Tuesday afternoon and evening. Separate severe thunderstorm warnings will be issued if this occurs.
A Flood Watch remains in place for the Tanami Desert and Victoria River catchments.
Rainfall observed between 9am Monday and 4am Tuesday:
- 49.6mm at Upper Wickham River (Gregory District).

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
* stay away from flooded drains, rivers, streams and waterways
* stay away from 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

No further warnings will be issued for this event.
Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at or call 1300 659 210. The Bureau and Northern Territory Emergency Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.
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