Darwin Region Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Damaging Winds


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Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Litchfield and Darwin areas.

Issued at 1:48 pm Friday, 9 November 2018.
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM APPROACHING GUNN POINT AND NORTHERN SUBURBS

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 1:45 pm, potential severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Gunn Point, the Adelaide River to the east of Darwin and Cape Hotham. They are forecast to affect Koolpinyah and Leaders Creek by 2:15 pm and the Northern Suburbs, Lee Point and Shoal Bay by 2:45 pm.
Damaging winds are likely.

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


 

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