Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Carpentaria and Barkly districts.

Issued at 5:37 pm Thursday, 8 March 2018.

A low near Wollogorang is slowly moving west southwest and weakening

HEAVY RAIN which may lead to FLASH FLOODING is possible over the far southeast Carpentaria and northeast Barkly Districts overnight on Thursday, easing during Friday.

Far southeast Carpentaria and northeast Barkly Districts.

The Northern Territory Emergency Service advises that people should:
* secure loose outside objects and seek shelter when conditions deteriorate
* 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
* 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
* stay away from flooded drains, rivers, streams and waterways
* ensure pets and animals are safe
* be prepared in case of power outages, have an emergency kit with a radio, torch, spare batteries and first aid kit
* for emergency help in floods, storms and cyclones, contact the NTES on 132 500. For more safety tips visit www.securent.nt.gov.au