Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Simpson district.

Issued at 9:04 am Thursday, 6 August 2020.
FAST MOVING THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE EASTERN SIMPSON DISTRICT

Weather Situation: An active trough is moving across central Australia. At 9am radar and satellite imagery show isolated thunderstorm moving at 80 - 100 km/h across the warning area.

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

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