Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Simpson and parts of Barkly and Tanami districts.

Issued at 8:46 pm Wednesday, 10 November 2021.

A complex low pressure system over SA extends a trough north into southern NT, the low will move eastwards, with the trough affecting southern districts tonight and into early tomorrow.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds, large hailstones and heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding in the warning area over the next several hours.
Locations which may be affected include Alice Springs, Ali Curung, Arltunga, Ti Tree and Jervois.

A wind gust of 85km/hr was recently recorded at Territory Grape this afternoon.
17mm recorded in 15min at My Lloyd (near Alice Springs) around 7:45pm.

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