Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Daly district.

Issued at 12:15 pm Thursday, 25 November 2021.

HEAVY THUNDERSTORMS MOVING NORTHWARDS ACROSS THE DALY DISTRICT

Weather Situation: Thunderstorms across the southern Daly District are moving slowly northwards and may reach parts of Darwin's rural area by the mid afternoon.

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

Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in the Carpentaria district and the warning for this district is CANCELLED.

64.5 mm was observed at Coolibah (near Victoria River Crossing) in 60 min to 6:45 am.

51.8 mm was observed at McArthur River Mine in 60 min to 9:00 am.

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