Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Lasseter and parts of Tanami districts.

Issued at 10:11 am Sunday, 16 January 2022.
EX-TROPICAL CYCLONE TIFFANY WILL RE-ENTER THE NORTHERN TERRITORY THIS EVENING

Weather Situation: At 10 am Ex-Tropical Cyclone Tiffany was located over the interior of Western Australia. Ex-Tropical Cyclone Tiffany remains a deep tropical low and will re-enter the Northern Territory this evening. The tropical low will move across the Lasseter District overnight, then weaken rapidly near the South Australia border during Monday.

HEAVY RAINFALL which may lead to FLASH FLOODING is expected to develop from later this afternoon and evening across the southwest Tanami and western Lasseter Districts.
The heaviest rainfall will most likely occur to the west of Yulara but may extend to areas east of Yulara depending on the path of Ex-Tropical Cyclone Tiffany.
Heavy rain will begin to ease across the Tanami District after midnight tonight and throughout the warning area by about midday on Monday.

Current satellite and radar imagery shows the heaviest rain is currently occurring over Western Australia, while light to moderate rain areas extend across the warning area.
A Flood Watch is also current for South West Northern Territory.

DAMAGING WIND GUSTS up to 100 km/h with thunderstorms are also possible throughout the warning area from this afternoon and overnight.

Locations which may be affected include Yulara, Kaltukatjara, Wulungurru, Curtin Springs, Watarrka, Uluru and Nyirripi.

The Northern Territory Emergency Service advises that people should:
* secure loose outside objects and seek shelter when conditions deteriorate
* 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
* 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
* stay away from flooded drains, rivers, streams and waterways
* ensure pets and animals are safe
* be prepared in case of power outages, have an emergency kit with a radio, torch, spare batteries and first aid kit
* for emergency help in floods, storms and cyclones, contact the NTES on 132 500. For more safety tips visit www.securent.nt.gov.au