Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Daly and Arnhem districts.

Issued at 8:06 pm Saturday, 23 December 2023.

Weather Situation: A line of thunderstorms is moving rapidly across the the NW Top End. The hot and unstable air mass is aiding the development of severe thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Marrakai, Kakadu National Park south of Cooinda and Mary River National Park to the north of the Arnhem Highway.

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