NT Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Damaging Winds


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Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Daly and Gregory districts.

Issued at 6:13 pm Sunday, 5 April 2020.

DAMAGING WIND GUSTS EXPECTED FROM SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS.

Weather Situation: A trough is combining with a heat low over the Kimberley to produce a very unstable environment over the southwest Top End and northwest Gregory District..

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Timber Creek, Palumpa, Yarralin and Newry.

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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