Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Carpentaria and Barkly districts.

Issued at 8:34 pm Friday, 23 February 2024.
Severe storms with damaging wind gusts continue in the Carpentaria and Barkly Districts.

Weather Situation: Severe thunderstorms have developed this afternoon in a moist an unstable atmosphere through parts of the northern Barkly and southern Carpentaria districts. Thunderstorms will be moving to the north during the afternoon and may continue into the early evening.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Daly Waters.

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