Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Lasseter and Tanami districts.

Issued at 6:21 pm Friday, 26 January 2024.

Storms capable of producing damaging winds have developed in the southwest of the NT.

Weather Situation: Storms in the warning area have high cloud bases and can produce strong outflows given hot and moist conditions.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Yulara and Rabbit Flat.

Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in the Carpentaria, Gregory and Barkly districts and the warning for these districts is CANCELLED.

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