Source: Bureau of Meteorology

for DAMAGING WINDS

For people in parts of Carpentaria, Gregory and Barkly districts.

Issued at 12:10 pm Saturday, 12 January 2019.

SQUALL LINE NEAR ELLIOTT MOVING TOWARDS THE NORTHWEST

Weather Situation: At 12:00pm ACST, satellite imagery showed that a squall line had formed near Elliott and was tracking towards the northwest.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Elliott, Larrimah and Daly Waters.

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