NT Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Damaging Winds


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Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Gregory and Tanami districts.

Issued at 2:30 pm Thursday, 21 February 2019.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE OCCURRING OVER THE GREGORY AND NORTH TANAMI DISTRICTS

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Kalkarindji, Lajamanu, Daguragu, Supplejack Downs and Gregory District west of Daguragu.

82Km/h wind gusts observed over Rabbit Flat at 2:21pm.

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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