Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Daly district.

Issued at 5:22 pm Friday, 17 December 2021.

VIGOROUS THUNDERSTORMS MOVING ACROSS THE WESTERN TOP END

Weather Situation: Thunderstorms have developed over the central Top End and are moving towards the west-northwest.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds and heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Nauiyu, Batchelor, Adelaide River and Dundee Beach.

46mm was recorded at Ban Ban Springs in the half hour to 5pm CST

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