Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Daly and parts of Tiwi and Gregory districts.

Issued at 11:23 am Sunday, 30 January 2022.
STRENGTHENING MONSOONAL SQUALLS

Weather Situation: The monsoon is strengthening to the north of a deepening monsoon low near the NT/WA border, that will move into the Kimberley today, then become slow-moving during Monday and Tuesday.
Wind gusts associated with monsoonal showers and thunderstorms have been increasing in strength since Saturday and are likely to continue strengthening.

DAMAGING WINDS GUSTS of up to 100 km/h are possible across the warning area from this evening with monsoonal showers and thunderstorms.
These conditions are likely to continue during Monday, before possibly easing during Tuesday.

Locations which may be affected include Darwin, Palmerston, Wadeye, Wurrumiyanga, Nauiyu and Pirlangimpi.

Recent wind gust observations:
69 km/h at Darwin Airport at 1:50 am Sunday.
63 km/h at Point Fawcett (Tiwi Islands) at 12:22 am Sunday.

The Northern Territory Emergency Service advises that people should:
* secure loose outside objects and seek shelter when conditions deteriorate
* 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