Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Arnhem district.

Issued at 7:10 pm Sunday, 6 February 2022.


Weather Situation: Slow-moving thunderstorms are developing over the Top End. The thunderstorms near Katherine have weakened.

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 Milingimbi, Ramingining, Galiwinku, Gapuwiyak and Arnhem District south of Ramingining.

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

Recent rainfall includes

- 80mm at Maud Creek

- 78mm at Upper Waterhouse River

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