Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Daly and Gregory districts.

Issued at 9:50 am Monday, 20 December 2021.


Weather Situation: A vigorous line of storms has moved northwards from central districts overnight and is approaching southern parts of the Top End. Thunderstorms persist over the Arnhem District but are weakening.

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 Timber Creek, Palumpa, Peppimenarti and Dorisvale.

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

A wind gust of 113 km/h was recorded at Centre Island at 5:30am.

82mm rain was recorded at Old Delamere between 7 and 8am

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