Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of the
Lasseter district.

Issued at 9:42 pm Thursday, 20 April 2017.

Severe thunderstorms located just west of the Territory are expected to move east into the Lasseter District over the next several hours. The Severe Thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds and heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding in the warning area. Locations which may be affected include Yulara, Kaltukatjara, Curtin Springs and Uluru.

The Northern Territory Emergency Service advises that people should:
* slow down and turn your headlights on
* create your own sandbags if there is flooding, by using pillow cases or shopping bags filled with sand and place them around doorways to protect your home
* 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