Weather Warnings - Flood Warning for NT

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Northern Territory
This Flood Watch provides early advice of possible flooding within the specified catchments.

Final Flood Watch For The South West Northern Territory
Issued at 12:44 PM CST on Tuesday 18 January 2022
Flood Watch Number: 5
FLOOD IMPACTS EASING FOR THE SOUTH WESTERN PARTS OF NORTHERN TERRITORY

The remnants of the tropical low, Ex-Tropical Cyclone Tiffany, located near the far southwest border of the NT/SA will continue to move east and weaken during Tuesday.
Rainfall totals of 10-20 mm have been recorded in the flood watch area during the 24 hours to 9:00 am Tuesday.
Rainfall in this area has been seasonally high to date. Although catchments on the surface are relatively dry, they are quite moist at depth.
Widespread rainfall has eased but thunderstorms may produce isolated heavy falls for the next few days.
Rainfall over the last few days and areas of flooding may adversely affect road conditions and some communities and homesteads may become isolated.
Check road conditions before travelling.

Western Desert
Warburton District Rivers
Eastern Great Victoria Desert

Flooding is no longer expected in the following catchments: Western Desert, Warburton District Rivers, Eastern Great Victoria Desert.

See www.bom.gov.au/australia/warnings to view all of the Bureau's current warning products.
More information on the Flood Watch Service and maps of Flood Watch Areas are available at www.bom.gov.au/water/floods/floodWarningServices.shtml .

Flood Safety Advice:
For emergency help in floods, storms and cyclones call 132 500.
Emergency information is available at www.securent.nt.gov.au .
The latest road conditions are available at www.roadreport.nt.gov.au .
The Northern Territory Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Stay away from flooded drains, rivers, streams and waterways.
* Prepare for flooding and move away while safe to do so.
* Don't drive into flood waters.}

Next issue:
This is a final Flood Watch, no further watches will be issued for this event.

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