Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Daly district.

Issued at 12:42 am Friday, 27 November 2020.

Squall line thunderstorms approaching Darwin from the east

Weather Situation:

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

An 89 km/h wind gust was observed at Middle Point at 12:30am.

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