Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning for NT

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Northern Territory


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SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
for DAMAGING WINDS
For people in parts of the
Daly district.

Issued at 9:54 pm Friday, 17 March 2017.

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


Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in the Gregory district and the
warning for this district is CANCELLED.

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


The next warning is due to be issued by 12:55 am Saturday.

Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's
website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 214. The Bureau and Northern
Territory Emergency Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.

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