Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Barkly district.

Issued at 3:25 pm Sunday, 19 December 2021.
GUSTY STORMS DEVELOPING OVER THE BARKLY, NEAR TENNANT CREEK

Weather Situation: Severe thunderstorms are developing near a trough over the northeast Simpson and southern Barkly Districts.
Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Tennant Creek, Alpurrurulam and Barkly District east of Tennant Creek.

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 www.securent.nt.gov.au