Darwin Region Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Damaging Winds


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Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Palmerston and parts of Litchfield and Darwin areas.

Issued at 3:54 pm Tuesday, 24 December 2019.


The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 3:45 pm, potential severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Howard Springs and Koolpinyah. They are forecast to affect Palmerston, Robertson Barracks and McMinns Lagoon by 4:15 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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