NT Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Damaging Winds

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Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Tanami district.

Issued at 4:50 pm Saturday, 30 October 2021.

HIGH WINDS WITH VIGOROUS THUNDERSTORMS ARE ADVANCING ACROSS THE TANAMI DISTRICT

Thunderstorms have developed south of a trough extending across the Tanami District and are moving quickly towards the east.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Yuendumu, The Granites, Willowra, Nyirripi and south west Tanami District near WA border.

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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