Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning for NT

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Northern Territory

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Cancellation Severe Weather Warning
For people in Arnhem and Carpentaria districts.

Issued at 4:27 am Monday, 8 April 2019.

HEAVY RAINFALL NO LONGER EXPECTED OVER EASTERN TOP END

Weather Situation: The monsoon trough near the north coast of the Top End is weakening and the tropical low has moved further away. Rain and isolated thunderstorms will continue over eastern Top End today but are not expected to result in heavy falls.

Severe weather is no longer occurring in Northern Territory.

The immediate threat of severe weather has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.

The Northern Territory Emergency Service advises that people should:
* 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
* stay away from flooded drains, rivers, streams and waterways
* stay away from fallen power lines. They are dangerous and should always be treated as live
* for emergency help in floods, storms and cyclones, contact the NTES on 132 500. For more safety tips visit www.securent.nt.gov.au


No further warnings will be issued for this event.

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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