Northern Territory Tropical Cyclone Track Map

Northern Territory tropical cyclone Track Map

Tropical Low

A tropical low situated over the central Gulf of Carpentaria has a high chance of
forming into a tropical cyclone late on Sunday. The system is expected to make
landfall near Robinson River around midday on Monday as a category 1 or 2
storm.

GALES with gusts to 110 kilometres per hour may develop over Groote Eylandt
and Mornington Island late on Sunday, and extend to coastal communities
between Cape Shield and Kowanyama overnight on Sunday into Monday.

DESTRUCTIVE winds with gusts to 130 kilometres per hour are possible in
coastal areas between about Borroloola and Mornington Island, including Bing
Bong, on Monday as the system approaches.

A STORM TIDE is expected between Port McArthur and Karumba on Monday
with DAMAGING WAVES and FLOODING.

HEAVY RAIN with the potential to cause flash flooding is expected in areas
around the Gulf of Carpentaria coast over the next two days.

Issued Sunday 02:58 AEDT

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