Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Arnhem, Carpentaria, Gregory and Tanami districts.

Issued at 5:33 pm Saturday, 14 November 2020.

VIGOROUS STORMS OVER TOP END, GREGORY AND TANAMI DISTRICTS

Weather Situation: A vigorous line of thunderstorms over the southwest Arnhem District continues to move west. Another line extends across the southern Gregory and northeast Tanami Districts.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Katherine, Lajamanu, Kalkarindji and Mataranka.

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

A 102 km/h wind gust was observed at Argyle.

A 87 km/h wind gust was observed at Mount Bundy Station.

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